Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Monday, May 30, 2011
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Button, button who’s got the button
Clare is a funny dit ‘cause she eats mutton
Billy has a big fat zit, Larry knows nutt’n
Nancy always knows her stuff and she is strutt’n
Jump now, jump now if you know sumeth’n
Franklyn, Franklyn doesn’t know anyth’n
A hop and a skip and a big fat glutton
Nonsense, nonsense Sally can’t jump a fence
Button, button who’s got the button
Saturday, May 28, 2011
pocket and touch it
Friday, May 27, 2011
Thursday, May 26, 2011
as it winds its way down
to the lips
tastes of regret
On the tongue
In the esophagus
By the time
it reaches the
it has been neutralized
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
If she could only stop the bow string mid arc
reach out with super human speed,
retrieve the shining narrow, the word.
too late, the bird slowly tumbles out of the sky
instead she only could offer a sudden intake of breath
she tucked two bloody feathers in her hair
and with an uncertain smile
sank to the earth beside the still bird.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Dispatches sent to
The Royal Egyptian
Embassy of The Heart
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Friday, May 20, 2011
She asks in a wee tiny voice
barely getting out the words.
Praying on bended knees she lightly
taps her rosary to her forehead. Having
forgotten who was saint and who was sinner
she prayed to all deities.
Focusing on Baby Jesus she sets up
a link for internal communication and
uses her own holy mandorla shaped aureola
Now she is free to worry about other
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
is no more.
It has gone the way of
The Dodo Bird
And Public Pay Phones.
As true as standing still
is not possible,
My Sovereign State
depends upon those
Recognize such Antiquities.
Tru Dillon 5/18/2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The language we use is a moment in time. It comes often from the ancient past. In this case middle English after 1066 when the French invaded England and the English language took on French words and added them to the Germanic and Celtic mix. French is "romantic" as in roman (Latin).
We think we are here as if here is as it has always been. We cannot stand still. Everything is moving. "right here, right now" is both true and not true. Our life is a succession of moments like watching a movie. The film's individual frame pass so quickly that there appears fluid motion.
Monday, May 16, 2011
1250–1300; < Latin respōnsum, noun use of neuter pastparticiple of respondēre to respond; replacing Middle English respounse < Middle French respons < Latin, as above
1. the act of responding; reply or reaction
2. bridge a bid replying to a partner's bid or double
3. ( usually plural ) Christianity a short sentence or phrase recited or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant at a church service
4. electronics the ratio of the output to the input level, at a particular frequency, of a transmission line or electrical device
5. any pattern of glandular, muscular, or electrical reactions from stimulation of the nervous system
an answer or reply, as in words or in some action.
Biology . any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus.
a verse, sentence, phrase, or word said or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant. Compare versicle ( def. 2 ) .
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun 1. response - a result; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
consequence, effect, result, upshot, outcome, event, issue - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
reaction - a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude; "he was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance"; "John feared his mother's reaction when she saw the broken lamp"