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  • Father's Day 2010

    06/20/2010 8:38:47 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/20/2010 | Sonny
    He awoke Sunday quite depressed Reminded of what lie ahead Not looking forward to going anywhere He had rather sleep late instead Sunday was always his favorite day After working hard all week Sleep late then watch the ball game Get some real R & R and peace Oh, he wanted to visit, but then again Ball games would be on all day What a bummer to miss any or all Why, his favorite team would play Guilt overrides, he knows he must go His mind starts devising a plan Make an appearance an hour or so Then leave as...
  • A Shrink Asks: What's Wrong with Obama?

    06/10/2010 11:09:02 PM PDT · by neverdem · 411 replies · 7,706+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 11, 2010 | Robin of Berkeley
    So what is the matter with Obama? Conservatives have been asking this question for some time. I've written a number of articles trying to solve the mystery.   Even some liberals are starting to wonder. James Carville railed about Obama's blasé attitude after the catastrophic oil spill. The New York Times' Maureen Dowd revamped Obama's "Yes We Can" motto into "Will We Ever?" The liberal women of the TV show "The View" have expressed sympathy for Michelle Obama's living with a man so out of touch. Peggy Noonan, hardly a vehement Obama foe,  recently pronounced him disconnected.  Obama's odd mannerisms intrigue...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... June, 2010

    05/31/2010 10:41:32 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 2,537 replies · 5,699+ views
    June 1, 2010 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Peter Orlovsky, poet and partner of Allen Ginsberg, has died

    05/31/2010 2:50:26 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies · 853+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 31, 2010 | Carolyn Kellogg
    Peter Orlovsky, longtime partner of Allen Ginsberg and a poet in his own right, died May 30 in Vermont of lung cancer. He was 76.
  • London 1802

    05/07/2010 5:58:28 AM PDT · by Clive · 25 replies · 446+ views
    William Wordsworth | William Wordsworth
    Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath need of thee: she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Oh! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart: Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea: Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free, So didst thou travel on life's common way, In cheerful godliness; and yet the...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... May, 2010

    04/30/2010 10:06:24 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 3,365 replies · 15,601+ views
    May 1, 2010 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Bravery of Arab TV Idol (Burqa-Clad Contestant lands in finals after blasting hard-line clerics)

    04/02/2010 7:34:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies · 917+ views
    New York Post ^ | 04/01/2010 | Lukas Alpert
    A burqa-clad contestant on the Arabic version of "American Idol" landed in the finals after bravely blasting hard-line Muslim clerics on live television, sparking outrage among religious conservatives in the Middle East. Unlike the wildly popular Fox show, contestants in the Middle Eastern version recite traditional and original poetry rather than sing. While most regale the audience with odes to the beauty of Bedouin life and glory of their rulers, Hissa Hilal stunned audiences last week by attacking Muslim religious leaders as "vicious in voice, barbaric, angry and blind," and guilty of "preying like a wolf" on people seeking peace....
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... April, 2010

    04/01/2010 2:21:09 AM PDT · by JustAmy · 3,361 replies · 16,269+ views
    April 1, 2010 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • The Scotch-Irish

    03/29/2010 7:47:25 AM PDT · by jay1949 · 7 replies · 318+ views
    The Scotch-Irish. A poem by Mrs. Kate Brownlee Sherwood, of Canton, O. From Scot and Celt and Pict and Dane, And Norman, Jute, and Frisian, Our brave Scotch-Irish come; With tongues of silver, hearts of gold, And hands to smite when wrongs are bold, At call of pipe or drum. By king and priest and prelate racked, By pike and spear and halberd hacked, By foes ten thousand flayed; They flung Drumclog and Bothwell Brig An answer to the gown and wig, And freedom's ransom paid. They fell, alas! on marsh and moor; They signed their covenants firm and sure...
  • GIVE THANKS TO GOD

    03/22/2010 3:58:24 AM PDT · by miriamjacob · 5 replies · 224+ views
    GIVE THANKS TO GOD
  • Give Me Words To Heal

    03/11/2010 9:05:31 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 85+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/11/2010 | Jeannine Faith
    Words can be used To wound or to heal Lord change my heart As here I kneel Give me a heart That's full of love And guard my tongue With Your power from above Help me to not Spread gossip or woe Give my heart discernment Help me to know Help me to care For the one that's hurt Help me to see truth And with lies not flirt For we are not called To hurt one another We are called to love Our sister and brother So Lord help me use Words that will heal Lord change my heart...
  • What Does He See In Me

    03/11/2010 6:11:57 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 195+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/11/2010 | Carol Penhorwood
    When God looks down from heav'n above, What does He see in me? Does He discern this child yearns To sit upon His knee? He sees the need for love I feel, The hunger to belong, And sees the struggle that I face In choosing right o'er wrong.
  • STRONG WINDS

    STRONG WINDS Strong winds are blowing, heralding changes. God's Spirit is in these winds with messages from the Lord who makes winds His messengers, flames of fire His ministers. He rides upon these winds with His messages, interpret the winds, sense His Spirit in them, ponder these winds in your hearts. Listen with your spirit, God will reveal mysteries, answer questions for you, hard questions which are like life and death to you. God has prepared His answers even before you asked, Before they call, I will answer, while they are speaking, I will hear. The answers are written upon...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... March, 2010

    02/28/2010 10:16:11 PM PST · by JustAmy · 2,949 replies · 14,666+ views
    March 1, 2010 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • The City of Dreams

    02/14/2010 5:45:51 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 117+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 02/14/2010 | Diana Kay
    Warm night air like a blanket Cooling breezes from the lagoon Sweet songs carried softly Lapping like the ink black water Ebb and flow so gently Peace and contentment The quiet thrill of romance In the city of dreams....
  • May I Always Remember You

    02/02/2010 11:51:15 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 128+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 02/01/2020 | Laurie Glass
    In the difficult times in life When I don’t know what to do, May I not try it on my own. May I always remember You. When I question things, when I doubt, When distractions may block my view, May I turn to You then in faith. May I always remember You.
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... February, 2010

    01/31/2010 9:55:02 PM PST · by JustAmy · 1,962 replies · 10,230+ views
    February 1, 2010 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • This is the 24th anniversary of the Challenger disaster

    01/28/2010 12:50:25 PM PST · by free1977free · 69 replies · 1,638+ views
    examiner.com ^ | January 28 | Jennifer Ellis May
    Where were you on January 28th, 1986? Were you in a classroom watching the first teacher go into space? Do you remember how you felt when you saw the Challenger explode soon after it left the earth? CNN reports that about 17% of Americans were watching when the disaster occurred. One hour later, 85% had heard the news. It is estimated that 48% of 9-13 year-olds were watching. Teacher Christa Macauliffe was supposed to be the first teacher in space, but she never made it. She died in the explosion along with the six astronauts accompanying her. Most of today's...
  • Ah Poetry

    01/28/2010 1:33:47 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 175+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/28/2010 | Linda Lee Wright
    'Tis unspoken words penned on a scroll, The symphony heard in a lone Poet's soul, Or a flood of emotion like the ocean waves roll... Ah, this is poetry! 'Tis the blush on the cheek of an innocent Miss Whose heart beats wildly at love's first kiss. O such passion and ecstasy this! Ah, the love of poetry!....
  • Kissed By The Breath of God

    01/24/2010 6:22:01 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 207+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/24/2010 | Colin Moffett
    They whipped His back until it ran red A crown of thorns crushed on His head They spat at Him and struck His face And on wooden cross they did Him place With nails in hand they stooped low And fixed Him there with hammer blow When finished nailing they lifted high The Son of God to watch Him die A swords’ sharp blade pierced His side And on Calvary hill Jesus died They carried His body to lonely grave The Lamb of God who came to save.....
  • Lord, Have Mercy

    01/24/2010 6:19:56 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 207+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/24/2010 | Jennifer Alexander
    The air is still Heat is intense The sweating bodies Purposed and tense. Below the surface Unseen to the eye The power in the elements Begins to collide. A second, a minute A stifled scream Darkness descends The earth shakes free. The black-skins die The white-skins too Death knows no prejudice Neither pick nor choose......
  • Stand Up and Fight

    01/17/2010 10:44:30 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 193+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/17/2010 | Belinda van Rensburg
    In dark, obscure and shrouded cultures Demons prey on believers like vultures; A world going crazier by the day Yet still some warriors have feet of clay. Ensconced in our comfort zones While Christian brothers are fighting alone; Why care about what we can't see As long as we are blessed and free?
  • Poetic Naiveté

    01/15/2010 8:14:19 AM PST · by bs9021 · 4 replies · 331+ views
    AIA-FL Blog ^ | January 15, 2010 | Bethan y Stotts
    Poetic Naiveté Bethany Stotts, January 15, 2010 At a recent MLA panel, one academic criticized how, he argues, poets have abandoned their usual “skepticism” about political speech when it comes to President Barack Obama’s “eloquence.” For example, Professor David Caplan from Ohio Wesleyan University cited Carribean poet and Nobel laureate Derek Wascott’ January 2009 statement to Weekend America, in which Wascott explains how he felt after learning President Obama was carrying around a collection of his poems. “Walcott says he was flattered, ‘But for me, what that means is it’s nothing to do with me so much as a fact...
  • The Shepherd King

    01/12/2010 1:44:42 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 196+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/12/2010 | Belinda van Rensburg
    As nighttime cloaked my velvet dream I heard Him call your name, He said “I Am the Shepherd King; It was for you I came.
  • Al Gore poetry prize: the winner

    01/12/2010 4:20:20 AM PST · by Schnucki · 6 replies · 341+ views
    Telegraph Blogs (U.K.) ^ | January 10, 2010 | James Delingpole
    Today, finally, belatedly, I am proud to announce the winner of the Inaugural Al Gore Poetry Prize. It will probably be the first and last, because it was such a total bugger collating all the entries using the Wordpress software. Still, no reflection on your entries. You rose to the occasion magnificently. There were so many fine entries I don’t know where to begin. But here are a few of my favourites: Rastech’s nursery rhyme Baa Baa climate science, Have you any wood? Yes sir, yes sir, Tree rings good, Data for the master, whose models are insane, and lots...
  • The Dusty Old Book

    01/08/2010 2:54:25 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 240+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/08/2010 | Belinda van Rensburg
    A dusty, musty Book lies there On the bookshelf by my chair; Long forgotten and untouched (certainly not cared for much) For years unopened and unread; God's Living Word; our Daily Bread.
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... January, 2010

    12/31/2009 11:04:28 PM PST · by JustAmy · 2,566 replies · 16,031+ views
    January 1, 2010 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • [Video]Sen Burris Rewrites 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' To Push Health Care Reform.

    12/22/2009 12:03:55 PM PST · by Story Balloon · 9 replies · 557+ views
    StoryBalloon.Org/Videos ^ | 12/22/09 | JasonSB
    Senator Roland Burriss decided he was going to pervert a treasured Christmas poem to push progressive health care reform. He bashed republicans and lauded over dems. He did this all while on the Senate floor. I'll throw up a transcript if I can find one. Here's the video: Sen. Burris Rewrites “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” To Push Health Care Reform. What do you think of Sen. Roland Burris' version?
  • Poetry on Senate Floor: Roland Burris, Kit Bond and the Night Before Health Reform

    12/22/2009 8:26:54 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 1 replies · 269+ views
    ABC News Blogs ^ | December 22, 2009 | Rick Klein
    ABC News Z. Byron Wolf reports: The Senate has been in session every day in December and a final health reform vote is set for Christmas Eve. But with the Republicans filibuster of the health reform bill broken and both parties winding down the clock the debate on the Senate floor is getting loopy. Case in point -- Sen. Roland Burris, the Illinois Democrat who was controversially appointed to Barack Obama's Senate seat, set the debate as he sees it to rhyme -- specifically 'The Night Before Christmas' and read it on the Senate floor. It should be noted that...
  • Al Gore reads his Global Warming poem to CNN Reporter

    12/10/2009 9:05:19 AM PST · by Snickering Hound · 47 replies · 1,580+ views
    CNN ^ | 12-10-09
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbBhMnlXBTE
  • Reverend Al Gore's Funny Poetry

    12/07/2009 5:59:25 PM PST · by foutsc · 19 replies · 978+ views
    Western Hero ^ | 7 december 2009 | foutsc
    Al Gore:  Inventor of the internet; Nobel Laureate; Snorting, surly failed presidential candidate; angry, unhinged raving ranter, environmental pied piper.  And now, poet??? Al Gore has written a poem.  I'm not joking.  Vanity Fair is gushing over it.  Here are the funniest parts (I won't bore you with the whole thing; I want some readership left after this post):One thin September soon A floating continent disappears In midnight sun Vapors rise as Fever settles on an acid sea Neptune's bones dissolve The shepherd cries The hour of choosing has arrived Here are your tools Reverend Al has inspired me.  Here...
  • Al Gore, Poet Laureate

    12/07/2009 2:17:36 PM PST · by parsifal · 14 replies · 516+ views
    KETK -- NBC ^ | December 7, 2009 | N/A
    In his almost 30 years of crusading against global warming, Al Gore has worn a variety of hats. In roughly chronological order these include: congressman, senator, author, vice president, traveling evangelist, filmmaker, investment adviser, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Now, with the publication of his new book, Our Choice, Gore has unveiled a fresh and most unexpected talent: the book's opening chapter of concludes with a poem he wrote-21 lines of verse that are equal parts beautiful, evocative, and disturbing. Here is how the poem begins: One thin September soon A floating continent disappears In midnight sun Vapors rise as...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... December, 2009

    11/30/2009 9:30:13 PM PST · by JustAmy · 2,268 replies · 18,527+ views
    December 1, 2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Vomit Alert: Katie Couric Recites ObamaCare Poem on Nightly News (video)

    11/24/2009 7:12:14 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 22 replies · 1,095+ views
    weaselzippers.net ^ | Nov. 23, 2009 | Zip
    And I thought her dancing was wretch-inducing....
  • Writing Contest

    11/03/2009 4:28:04 PM PST · by concretebob · 5 replies · 455+ views
    Uniform Encounters ^ | 3 November 2009 | concretebob
    Announcing the Uniform EnCounters GC3 Writing Competition Hey, everyone! As promised: We have a writing competition! As I wrote in my last post, have I got a deal for you! This blog's sister site, UniformEnCounters, is hosting a fundraiser/writing competition designed to benefit three good causes (GC3): wounded troops; soldier morale; and you, the writer. Here's what you do. Contest Rules 1. In 700 words or less, write an essay, story, or poem depicting a servicemember or members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their allies (i.e., Australia, Canada, etc.) 2. The subject matter can be any active duty scenario...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... November, 2009

    10/31/2009 10:53:24 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 1,910 replies · 17,741+ views
    November 1, 2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • 8 Fragments of Kurt Cobain

    10/24/2009 2:31:18 PM PDT · by fiscon1 · 31 replies · 1,626+ views
    Poem Hunter ^ | 10/24/2009 | Jim Carroll
    Genius is not a generous thing In return it charges more interest than any amount of royalties can cover And it resents fame With bitter vengeance Pills and powdres only placate it awhile Then it puts you in a place where the planet's poles reverse Where the currents of electricity shift Your Body becomes a magnet and pulls to it despair and rotten teeth, Cheese whiz and guns Whose triggers are shaped tenderly into a false lust In timeless illusion
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... October, 2009

    09/30/2009 10:49:01 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 2,520 replies · 22,602+ views
    October 1,2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Was Shakespeare really Fulke Greville

    09/20/2009 4:30:43 AM PDT · by crypt · 29 replies · 1,916+ views
    Was Fulke Greville really Shakespeare.Solving a Historic mystery between Shakespeare and Fulke Greville with the help of Fulke Grevilles 8th great grandson Christopher Brooke Fulke Greville and his cousin Historian Guy De La Bedoyere.
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... September, 2009

    08/31/2009 10:12:43 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 2,180 replies · 26,756+ views
    September1, 2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • There's Hate (Where There Should Be Love)

    08/18/2009 7:46:18 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 4 replies · 748+ views
    The Cypress Times ^ | 8/17/09 | Clarence "Sonny" White
    They found him dead one morning Just a bum from off the street Tattered clothes upon his shoulders Ragged shoes upon his feet
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... August, 2009

    08/01/2009 12:38:43 AM PDT · by JustAmy · 3,728 replies · 36,067+ views
    August 1, 2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • "The Radical Poet," (Carnality and the Christian Conscience)

    With the election of abortion-friendly President Obama, abortion advocates have been praising the return of “science” to issues of reproductive health. Conversely, I am an advocate for the health of the unborn and question what “science” has to do with abortion on demand. Attempts to rationalize the morality of the abortion issue with abortion advocates is a losing proposition when they believe in subjective morality, i.e. morality is defined by the majority or, in this case, by the loudest contingent of the population. Therefore, let’s evaluate the issue on a more scientific basis...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... July, 2009

    06/30/2009 10:36:59 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 2,899 replies · 25,296+ views
    June 30, 2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Obama a fan of 'the great Urdu poets'

    06/22/2009 8:05:33 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 40 replies · 1,337+ views
    Politico ^ | 6-22-09 | Ben Smith
    The fact that President Obama had good Pakistani friends at (struck out) Columbia (end strikeout) in college was one that was basically kept out of his campaign on the theory that anything with any connection to Islam would feed a viral rumor the campaign was trying to kill. Now, though, it's another useful diplomatic tool, as in his interview with Dawn this weekend: ‘Any plan to visit Pakistan in the near future?’ ‘I would love to visit. As you know, I had Pakistani roommates in college who were very close friends of mine. I went to visit them when I...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... June, 2009

    05/31/2009 11:15:06 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 2,891 replies · 22,360+ views
    May 31, 2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Jewish woman wins Arab poetry contest using pseudonym

    05/25/2009 1:40:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies · 997+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 5/25/2009 | Toby Axelrod
    Using a pseudonym, a Jewish woman won an Arab poetry contest in Holland. Tuvit Shlomi, 28, who works at the Center for Information and Documentation on Israel and attends an Orthodox synagogue in The Hague, won the prestigious El Hizjra Prize, a poetry award designed to promote the culture of Arab immigrants to Holland, particularly those from Morocco.
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... May, 2009

    04/30/2009 10:03:17 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 3,372 replies · 23,785+ views
    5-1-2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Soldier Writes Poetry Book While Deployed

    04/15/2009 5:20:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 316+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Sgt. Keith Anderson, USA
    Sgt. JoAnna Menzie Davis holds up a copy of her poetry book that she wrote while serving in Iraq. Photo by Sgt. Keith Anderson, 16th Sustainment Brigade. COB Q-WEST — Sgt. JoAnna Menzie Davis set some personal goals during her deployment here – which included publishing a book of poetry. The non-commissioned officer in charge of awards with the 16th Sustainment Brigade accomplished that goal when the first shipment of 20 copies of her published book arrived here recently."I was astounded," Davis said. "I knew that all my hard work and dedication had paid off. I was elated. And I...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... April, 2009

    04/01/2009 7:51:26 AM PDT · by JustAmy · 2,938 replies · 29,235+ views
    4-1-2009 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )