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Bookworm Free

I read a lot, think a little, and now and then write down a few things.

Recent Comments

  1. 18 days ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    My pleasure, Sir. Anytime. 8>)

  2. 20 days ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Summation, Mr. Banks. Well done.

  3. 20 days ago on That is Priceless

    The siren’s call of playing the lottery / I confess is a bit of a mystery to me. / The cry of “You must be in it to win it,” / Only proves true “There’s one born every minute,.” / Then “This way to The Egress!” (with a nod to my old chum, P.T.) 8>)

  4. about 1 month ago on That is Priceless

    The question about theatre dear to my heart / Is does its Art imitate Life, or does Life imitate Art? / No one really knows. / A bit of both, I suppose. / But who cares when it’s curtain up for the play’s start?

  5. about 1 month ago on That is Priceless

    The theatre is where words arise off the page / And move us to tears or laughter or rage. / And we know it’s not real! / Yet somehow we feel / Enriched and ennobled by what we see on that stage.

    (And Thank you and Godspeed to Norman Jewison {1926-2024}.)

  6. about 2 months ago on That is Priceless

    When it comes to the offense of imprecise meter, / The old Bookworm is the penultimate meter cheater. / But as the great Minnie Pearl / said, with a grin and a whirl, / “Shucks, that don’t matter. I’m just so proud to be here.” 8>)

  7. about 2 months ago on That is Priceless

    Merci beaucoup, mon ami. Je suis très flatté.

  8. about 2 months ago on That is Priceless

    Quite frankly it seems likely to me mes amis, / You’ve got the wrong end of the stick, you see. / It turns out that his paramour / Is in fact a Him, not a Her. / Well after all, this is Gay Paree! 8>)

  9. 2 months ago on That is Priceless

    But that is, after all, the notion: / For AI to attain real emotion. / It may become sentient, / able to hold a resentment, / Its feelings hurt by our critical demotion.

    But why shouldn’t the maligned AI / Give painting the old college try? / What harm can it do? / But I agree with you, / The result’s an offense to the eye. ;>)

  10. 2 months ago on That is Priceless

    It’s well known I merely ape my betters, / Like Ish and Sol, who are better with letters / Than I’ll ever be. / That’s easy to see. / I’m just too unrestrained by metric fetters.

    The simple fact is I’m just here for the fun. / I have an intention, mind you, but just the one. / If I can make just one person smile, / That’s what makes it all worthwhile. / If I can do that, my friends, then my work here is done.

    Thanks for the kind words. Happy New Year, One and All.