Tag Archives: Writing

Poem: Today I Am Despairing

This is a guest post by E.L. Sonder. Today I am despairing, for all the world is wearing, on my weary, worried soul. Perhaps I will be broken, no matter the words spoken, towards my fruitless goal. If my actions … Continue reading

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Retroactive Editorial Policy

“Let me make it clear to you This is what we’ll never do.” It really doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to spell: You’ll find that many readers understand you just as well; And once the spelling’s gone to … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #40

Lawyers Two lawyers, when a knotty case was o’er, Shook hands, and were as good friends as before. “Zounds!” says the losing client, “how came you To be such good friends, who were such foes just now?” “Thou fool,” says … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #39

Color Blind The crier employed by an auctioneer in Portsmouth, among other articles, cried white silk stockings, of all colors. — Chaplet of Comus, 1811 Precise Pronunciation A gentleman of the bar in Ireland walking one day with a friend, … Continue reading

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What’s Your First Blog Post?

As this post’s title stated, I’d like to know what’s your first blog post. Please share the link to your first post in the comments section if you want. But if you feel embarrassed about it or you just don’t … Continue reading

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My Site Got Accepted To WordAds… What Now?

Out of curiosity, I applied my blog to WordAds yesterday morning not expecting any feedback for a while. Then last night, when I checked my blog, I saw numerous ads on it which was strange since I knew that my … Continue reading

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The Birds Sing Together

Image: Shutterstock As the sun rises, the birds sing together. A man with a gifted ear for music analyzed How the birds’ voices differ from each other; He then lengthily discussed and emphasized How some birds are better than the … Continue reading

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