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I Like the Works of Ogden Nash

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    Reflection On a Wicked World

    Purity Is obscurity.
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    Charles Bukowski, Still Lot To Learn

    I clipped this just now from a site. It's I hope Bukowski's A POEM IS A CITY.a poem is a city filled with streets and sewersfilled with saints, heroes, beggars, madmen,filled with banality and booze,filled with rain and thunder and periods ofdrought, a poem is a city at war,a...
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    My Dream

    This is my dream, It is my own dream, I dreamt it. I dreamt that my hair was kempt. Then I dreamt that my true love unkempt it
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    A Word to Husbands

    To keep your marriage brimming With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong,admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.  
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    Children's Party

    May I join you in the doghouse, Rover? I wish to retire till the party's over. Since three o'clock I've done my best To entertain each tiny guest. My conscience now I've left behind me, And if they want me, let them find me. I blew their bubbles, I sailed their boats, I...
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    I Have Heard The Name...

    ...but never read any of his work. I'll have to remedy that.
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    Celery

    Celery, raw Develops the jaw, But celery, stewed, Is more quietly chewed.
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    Related Experiences

    “Middle age is when you’ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.” - Ogden Nash
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    How confusing the beams from memory's lamp are; One day a bachelor, the next a grampa. What is the secret of the trick? How did I get so old so quick? --Ogden Nash ("Preface to...
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    Where is the most daring place everyone has gone barefoot? For me, it was one July 4 in downtown Nashville, to the huge fireworks display that draws thousands of people. I didn't...
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    I started wearing fedora hats when I was 17. I had gotten an Indiana Jones fedora and immediately I knew I like it. A few years later, I bought a black fedora hat and started...
    SamHarris SamHarris 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Bulgogi Korean BBQ 1lb thinly sliced beef sirloin (sliced thin) 5 cloves garlic, crushed 1 medium-sized brown onion, peeled 1 nashi (Asian pear) peeled 1 sweet apple (Fuji...
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    A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art . They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&persist_app=1&v=lJ0yD-9CDwI "That's not how it works... That's not how any of this works..." 😂😂 I love you Beatrice!
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M Mar 27

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    Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87: I just read that Gabriel Garcia Marquez recently passed away. I remember reading some of his works in college. May he rest in...
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    Visit our newest site for kids - Easy Science for Kids. Our site gives educators and parents free worksheets for kids, to help children with listening comprehension, reading...
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    I recently joined www.smashgeek.com about 2 weeks ago and so far have made $316 finally something that works and is easy.
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    Payback A man walks into a bar one night. He goes up to the bar and asks for a beer. "Certainly, sir, that'll be 1 cent." "ONE CENT - that's awesome!" exclaimed the guy. So the...
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kiche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Two Unbeknownst to me, Robert had formulated a plan in his mind to make sure my words were not just that...
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    While the rest of you are sleeping safe and sound I'm on the run I'm on the wing Climb the selling when the walls are falling apart I'm the one to blame for everything A...
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    about morals and personal choices. If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other? Any country that accepts abortion...
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    about accomplishments. I still believe America's destiny is to become a living testament to what free human beings can accomplish by acting in unity. — Senator John Kerry The...
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    I'm 50 and have always dated younger women. I don't purposely seek them out, I just like what I see and what I learn about them. I have a youthful attitude and it works out great.
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    I've done this occasionally in my past. I've a n in ground pool in my yard and because I've had melanoma I don't like to tan my upper body. A woman's suit covers me well enough...
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    Yes. This is definitely me right now. It's horrible. I'm trying to listen to some classical music but doesn't works either..
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    Anonymous asked: What happens once you kill yourself? Because I'm ready to go. answered: You wanna know what happens once you kill yourself? Your mother comes home from work and...
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    My despise my mother in law experience is bit of a backwards situation, in no way is she mean to me or is she that "evil" woman most wives complain of - in fact she is the complete...
    mittengirl mittengirl 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
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    YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2014 when... 1. You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have a list...
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    literally because, anyone who have connections with me passes away. first, my great grandma, my mother, my grandpa, my step grandpa, and the newest is today.. my step uncle but its...
    rsddhj rsddhj 13-15, F Mar 31

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    on inspiration. The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it. - Emile Zola We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too. - Helen Hayes...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    "They say decapitation works well for a sore throat Professor."  - ( speaking to professor umbrigde.)
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Manuscos flanelette nightie. Judith knocked on my door and asked if her friend Mancuso could stay in my spare double room at short notice for a few days because she had no space...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    "Life works when you love. It falls apart when you don't. Love is what matters. Don't cheat yourself". C. Spezzano
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I used to love reading when I was younger, but as I got older i strayed away from regular novels, went to manga, still love manga, but I'm going back to my prime love. I got this...
    ariecon23 ariecon23 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    "When you struggle to survive on your own you are hurting every single community but when the whole world works together there is nothing that can stop us but the wrath of god...
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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
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    In my ideal world, hubs would have a gal he could enjoy and I could have a male on my side that I enjoy. Sometimes joined all together. No perverse comments or requests please. I...
    swimminginemotions swimminginemotions 31-35, F Apr 10

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    "An idle mind is a devils workshop." -H.G. Bohn Happy Friday, Ladies and Gentlemen! Hope you fill your mind with a positive outlook and enjoy life to the fullest! And I'm always...
    DailyQuotes DailyQuotes 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Can anything ******* go right, even a little bit? Nope because that's not how my life works.....
    calicorex4 calicorex4 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The old fashioned romance has been long gone. We get caught up in life and the role of a parent who works outside the home. It would be nice to swoon a girl every once in a while...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    !!WARNING!! THIS IS AN ADULT JOKE!! ...you have been warned. This is one of my favorites so it might be a repost. It's so difficult to navigate this site from ipad app, it's...
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    I miss it been two weeks since my last good one. Got a date tomorrow hopefully my Magic works and we get to make out afterwards :)
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