“Don’t settle. Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.” - Chris Brogan
The gull tosses the fish with as much JOY! as the osprey overhead displays his catch and I breathe the fresh sea air.
Poem ©2016, Jen Payne, National Poetry Month, 30! Photo ©2016, Jen Payne.
I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Here Kitty Kitty Here Kitty Kitty Here Kitty Kitty Please come home. ©2015, Jen Payne, #4 National Poetry Month
America – He’s Your President for Goodness Sake!
By William Thomas
There was a time not so long ago when Americans, regardless of their political stripes, rallied round their president. Once elected, the man who won the White House was no longer viewed as a republican or democrat, but the President of the United States. The oath of office was taken, the wagons were circled around the country’s borders and it was America versus the rest of the world with the president of all the people at the helm.
Suddenly President Barack Obama, with the potential to become an exceptional president has become the glaring exception to that unwritten, patriotic rule.
Four days before President Obama’s inauguration, before he officially took charge of the American government, Rush Limbaugh boasted publicly that he hoped the president would fail. Of course, when the president fails the country flounders. Wishing harm upon…
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If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me and just forget the world? Forget what we're told Before we get too old Show me a garden that's bursting into life http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GemKqzILV4w LYRICS: Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol. IMAGE: The Couple by Pierre Daura