I wish I could write obscurer.

Come read Andrew’s clever post and see if you might be feeling the same as he does!

Andrew Green's Poems

I’ve read other people’s poems
And they don’t much look like mine
I wish I could make them obscurer.
Be done with silly rhymes.

I’d like to shroud in mystery
But I just say what I mean
I wish I was better at writing
And could write obscurer lines.

I’d dab words round my canvas
Pluck metaphors out of the air
Draw a veil over what I was saying
And leave you crying for more.

I’d like to leave you scratching your head
And wondering what I mean
But it seems to come out
In the same plain words
With no hidden meanings at all.

Maybe I’m just shallow?
Don’t have any hidden depths.
There are other, cleverer writers
And I’m just way too dumb.

Think where I could take this
If I didn’t just say what I meant?
Fathomless conjectures,
Museful meanderings,
Pensive pontification
Big words, long
and perhaps…

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Quotations on Political Courage and Political Cowardice

Come and read these three really great quotes!

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Given the circumstances of the horror of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the hypocrisy of politicians in bed with the NRA and gun-makers, and their inaction about even considering reasonable gun legislation, I wanted to offer three quotations to consider:

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“There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.”

                                                        Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.



“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”

                                                       President Abraham Lincoln



“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.”


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Jim Jefferies is an Australian Comedian that
confronts the controversy over Gun Control on the
issues and arguments by the NRA and supporters of the
2nd Amendment in Part 1 and Part 2!

Come listen and make up your own mind – Warning Some
Offensive language is used!

Jim Jefferies – Gun Control – Part 1


Jim Jefferies – Gun Control – Part 2