Posts tagged ‘Quote’

September 3, 2018

A Major News Network’s Usage of Facts as Commentary to Describe What Everybody already Knew about Trump with Numbers & Percentages & Words, you know, meh… etc.

“Everybody knows
the news of the red-hot Trump
economy: Quarterly growth at 4.2 percent
(the average under
Obama: 1.6 percent)
Unemployment is bouncing around record lows. The overall rate
is 3.9 percent,
and in May of this year, it hit
an 18-year-low 3.8 percent—
and the lowest rate ever recorded
for black Americans.” – cbsnews


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February 25, 2017

you go!

tear the plastic
the windows
to your life!

April 2, 2015

Start to Finish

By the time
I got to the end
I didn’t know
where I started…

January 14, 2014




As a shut-in I have found:

I love to read books.

I miss the warm weather.

And I am fond of being around those I am fond of.




As a shut-in I have found:

Snow bound text, warm weather nostalgia surpasses the wind-chilled breeze and frozen feet.

All parts of my body feel the weight of the weather in this climate, although it could be changing, one feels the immediate effects of the now.


A barometer can be used to check the air pressure.

But a tool for measure is useless when one can just walk outside to prove this.




As a shut-in I have found:

I wear no smile, no frown, I have few thoughts; those, I think, you are here somehow, you move forward somehow-I wonder what it’s like to be on the brink, somehow…




As a shut-in I have found:

This will be yesterday and you will be tomorrow.


This seems to happen a lot.

But never when it’s hot.


These are ideas.

And as my grandmother says, “A well is just a hole in the ground.”

Kind of like this weather.



January 6, 2014

Spare the Rod

My father used to say, “Spare the rod and spoil the child.”


I think it was some church thing.


He used to say that,

But he doesn’t say that anymore…


Now I am bigger than him,

And people talk a lot.

July 11, 2013

All or Nothing (Changes)

Where there is time to complain there is time to change.


Afraid of difference like a cat the severe storm.

What we have learned we’ve adorn.


Sit and pace the floors, searching for answers.

Asking for more.

Asking for less.

Asking for what’s best.


Of regret… Of accomplishment…


A life of collectables, and everything is lost in a house fire.

Tired, on a wire, wanton to desire, with no aspire.


We can think all we want, as much as we can talk.

But until we actually do we face nothing new.


And until the new we cannot see the old through.


Things must be certainly one hundred percent or nothing in the face of danger-in America with anger.

Or “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.”*


Walk up and take fear of change like a stranger:

Preparing for a handshake.


*Steve Jobs-