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Leonard Simon Nimoy Z”L I woke today and checked the overnight news to read that Leonard Nimoy had died. While he had a long and varied career, he made his earliest impression on me through his role as Spock in … Continue reading

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(un)locked

Originally posted on alfageeek:
He stood knocking at the door It was locked He knew she was inside He could sense her in there He tried to pick the lock He tried to break the door down The door was…

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Yom Hazikaron: Memorial Day

The Young Dead Soldiers Do Not Speak by Archibald MacLeish The young dead soldiers do not speak. Nevertheless, they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them? They have a silence that speaks for them at night … Continue reading

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Scatter Poem

A great poem on Compartmentalization by Blogger ‘A Sign of Life’ “When  I force every demon into a box in my head and place it high on a shelf where it will never see the light of my consciousness. It … Continue reading

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The Next War

Poetry can be moving in many different ways. WW1 poet Wilfred Owen’s works are some I like the most. On 4 November 1918, Owen was killed while attempting to lead his men across the Sambre Canal at Ors. The news … Continue reading

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