Daily Archives: October 15, 2017

Night Hike at Griffith Park – My Old Stomping Grounds — roads bel travelled

“I lied and said I was busy. But not in a way most people understand. I was busy taking deeper breaths. I was busy silencing irrational thoughts. I was busy calming a racing heart. I was busy telling myself I … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 6: Gluttons

https://pixabay.com/en/warthog-mud-bathing-close-cute-2818953/ *** GLUTTONS *** Like pigs, sleep in mud Gluttons mostly in stupor Too full, can’t function *** https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/05/dantes-inferno-canto-6-retelling-the-gluttonous/

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davidbrucehaiku: BEING A MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL IS EXHAUSTING

https://pixabay.com/en/chains-caught-psyche-woman-patient-433543/ *** BEING A MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL IS EXHAUSTING *** The MPDG Lacks any life of her own Simply serves young men *** The MPDG Never grows up and neither Do the men she serves

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davidbrucehaiku: MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRLS NEED TO PURSUE THEIR OWN HAPPINESS

https://pixabay.com/en/liberated-woman-heavenly-freedom-2019458/ *** MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRLS NEED TO PURSUE THEIR OWN HAPPINESS *** The MPDG Exists to teach dumb young men Lessons about life *** The MPDG Exhausts herself by trying To make men happy

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davidbrucehaiku: CREATE ART. DON’T TALK ABOUT CREATING IT

https://pixabay.com/en/man-artist-street-painter-painting-343674/ *** CREATE ART. DON’T TALK ABOUT CREATING IT *** An artist does this An artist creates good art Much more art than talk

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davidbrucehaiku: eye bleach

https://pixabay.com/en/eye-color-change-spray-graffiti-2852261/ *** EYE BLEACH *** I need some eye bleach Some things I don’t want to see I want to forget

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “Antony and Cleopatra”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 3

— 1.3 — In another room of the palace, Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras, and Alexas were talking. “Where is Mark Antony?” Cleopatra asked. “I have not seen him recently,” Charmian said. “See where he is, who is with him, and what … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: nude fine-art dance

https://pixabay.com/en/naked-women-female-model-sexy-453253/ *** NUDE FINE-ART DANCE *** Nude dance not common Music stops; movement doesn’t Way too much jiggling

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