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On Walking ~ Henry Thoreau

Extracts from a quirky piece by Thoreau on the ”Crusade” of walking………. We should go forth on the shortest walk, perchance, in the spirit of undying adventure, never to return; prepared to send back our embalmed hearts only, as relics to

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Lucid Dreaming ~ Charlie Morley

http://www.charliemorley.com/what-is-lucid-dreaming/ What is Lucid Dreaming? Lucid dreaming is the art of becoming conscious within your dreams. A lucid dream is one in which you realize, ‘Aha! I’m dreaming!’ while you’re still asleep. Once you become conscious within a dream, you

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Deteriorata ~ A Parody by National Lampoon

You are a fluke of the universe. You have no right to be here. Deteriorata. Deteriorata. Go placidly amid the noise and waste, And remember what comfort there may be in owning a piece thereof. Avoid quiet and passive persons,

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Genius

Etymology of Genius ~ From Latin Genius (“the guardian spirit of a person, spirit, inclination, wit, genius, literally ‘inborn nature’”), from gignere (“to beget, produce”) Genius ~ Noun ~ late 14c., “tutelary god (classical or pagan),” from Latin genius “guardian deity or spirit which

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Come On Baby, Light My Fire

COME ON BABY, LIGHT MY FIRE.   Beware of fanatics. Beware of crazy-wisdom gurus who seek to strip your ego bare. Those who would deign to temper your will. Those who presume to measure your soul. Beware of teachers who criticise.

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Fiction – Tipped Out Into The Void

Softly, softly, her vision constricted, as if heavy velvet curtains were being drawn closed, slowly gathered about by an invisible drawstring. These curtains narrowed her vista so that she saw only the head of a single white carnation bobbing on

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Hazel

Wakening from the dreaming forest there, the hazel-sprig sang under my tongue, its drifting fragrance climbed up through my conscious mind as if suddenly the roots I had left behind cried out to me, the land I had lost with

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