London Street Art: Prince Tributes – @AceFriendsNews

London Street Art: Prince Tributes
// TOKIDOKI (NOMAD)

oct16. London, England.

http://jacquelinemhadel.com/2016/10/09/london-street-art-prince-tributes

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Güneşin olsun gönlünde … Have Sunshine in Your Heart … Hab’ Sonn e im Herzen … Cäsar Flaischlen – @AceFriendsNews

Güneşin olsun gönlünde … Have Sunshine in Your Heart … Hab’ Sonne im Herzen … Cäsar Flaischlen
// YA BAKİ ENTEL BAKİ

semrasssemrasworld1

Hab’ Sonne im Herzen, obs stürmt oder schneit
Ob der Himmel voll Wolken, die Erd voller Streit.
Hab’ Sonne im Herzen, dann komme was mag,
das leuchtet voll Licht dir den dunkelsten Tag.

Hab’ ein Lied auf den Lippen mit fröhlichem Klang
und macht auch des Alltags Gedränge dich bang!
Hab’ ein Lied auf den Lippen, dann komme was mag,
das hilft dir verwinden den einsamsten Tag!

Hab’ ein Wort auch für andre in Sorg’ und in Pein,
und sag, was dich selber so frohgemut lässt sein:
Hab’ ein Lied auf den Lippen, verlier nie den Mut,
hab’ Sonne im Herzen, und alles wird gut.

semrasworld1

Have sunshine in your heart even if it snows or storms,
if the Heavens are full of clouds and the Earth is full of wars …
Have sunshine in your heart then let come what may:
you shall be full of light even on the darkest day.

Have a song on your lips with a happy little tune,
even if the pressures of the day make you swoon …
Have a song on your lips then let come what may:
it helps you to overcome the loneliest day!

Have a word for your fellows who suffer in agony
and tell them what helps you to be happy and carefree.
Have a song on your lips and never give up the fight,
have sunshine in your heart and everything’s alright!

semrasworld1

Güneşin olsun gönlünde
Kar bile yağsa, ya da fırtına olsa
Gök bulutlarla ve dünya kavgayla dolsa
Güneşin olsun gönlünde
O zaman gelsin ne gelirse
Doldurur ışıklarla en karanlık gününü
Bir şarkın olsun dudaklarında
Sevinçli ezgilerle
Seni günlük tasalar bunalıma boğsa bile
Bir şarkın olsun dudaklarında
O zaman gelsin ne gelirse
Yardım eder savuşturmaya en yalnız gününü
Başkaları için de bir diyeceğin olsun
Tasada ve bunalımda
Ve kendi ruhunu şenlendirecek her şeyi
Söyle onlara da, bir şarkın olsun dudaklarında
Yitirme sakın yüreğini
Güneşin olsun gönlünde
Ve her şey iyi olacak.

semrasworld1

https://yabakientelbaki.wordpress.com/2016/10/03/gunesin-olsun-gonlunde-have-sunshine-in-your-heart-hab-sonne-im-herzen-casar-flaischlen

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Never Meant For You – #TheLonelyAuthor – @AceFriendsNews

Never Meant For You
// The Lonely Author

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Never Meant For You

Just because
you’re my grand obsession
my beautiful poetic muse
doesn’t mean these little words
were meant for you
we both know
there is a clock by my bed
that marks every lonely hour
you’re not by my side
that doesn’t mean
I wrote these words for you
yes, I admit
my lips ache for you
as I breathe your words
crave your prose
which flow through my burning veins
that doesn’t mean these words
were written for you
just because
you’re my north and my south
and I refuse to live
a day without your poetry
as your words fill me with joy
as your rhymes beat with my heart
don’t read between blurred lines
just get over it
these little words were
never meant for you

Hola. Missed you. Took a two week hiatus to rest. Lonely Author is well and still waiting for a surgery date. I have kept myself busy writing To Do lists. Suddenly, after two boring weeks of thinking of To Do stuff to be done, I came to the conclusion I don’t have enough time to do the things on all of my To Do lists. So, the Chimp trashed them and decided to go back to writing.

I will drop by to visit all of you. Thank you for all of the lovely messages.

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Mallards in the Wild by L. Martel – @AceFriendsNews

Mallards in the Wild by L. Martel
// swo8

These are a 12″ x 16″ oil on canvas boards, painted in 1976 and they are called Mallards in the Wild. The two paintings go together and reveal the kind of country view where our family lived for many years. For compositions sake, one is suppose to do odd numbers. The convention doesn’t like twos, but I do. Being a bit of a rebel – here are TWO ducks, male and female.

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https://swo8.wordpress.com/2016/10/05/mallards-in-the-wild-by-l-martel-2

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Eo nomine Trio – (1) (2) (3) – @AceFriendsNews

Eo nomine (1)
// Vultureşti

https://atdoru.wordpress.com/2016/10/07/eo-nomine-57/

Eo nomine (2)
// Vultureşti

https://atdoru.wordpress.com/2016/10/08/eo-nomine-2-5/

Eo nomine (3)
// Vultureşti

“Some expression leading to the sky
They will wait until you learn to fly”

Hand held in black and white

https://atdoru.wordpress.com/2016/10/09/eo-nomine-3-5/

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// hocuspocus13

Featured Image -- 27399some of the best moments in my life are the ones I just can’t tell anyone about 💋

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A most formidable hamster….

A most formidable hamster….
// gigoid

Ffolkes,

“It is better to copulate than never.”

~~ Lazarus Long ~~

portobello-market

The market on Portobello Road, London

Hajime…. As our opening quote from Lazarus signals, today’s Pearl might get a bit rambunctious. I seem to have entered a time bubble, or, perhaps, slipped through a worm-hole into an alternate universe. Whatever it may be, for four days, almost, I’ve been getting closer to a sort of balance, between all the hard places, and the soft. Not to imply it’s nearly so simplistic, but, let it suffice for now as a fairly close approach to my personal reality, and get on with the fun….

Yes, fun. I decided we/I don’t do fun enough; in fact, I remembered one can’t overdo fun, at all. So, today’s post has some whimsy, some grit, some entertainment, and a bunch of verbiage otherwise known as filler. What can I say? It’s a gift. Or, well, a talent, anyway. Still, it might be worse, you know…. I might have decided to rant again. Not only is there no new, fresh rant over which to fret, the one I chose to include, from the archives, is an abbreviated version, mostly old-school, with only a smidgen of necessary neuronic involvement. Afterward, of course, there’s a poem to ease y’all into the old-school section for our finale today…. Don’t forget, the price is right, right?….

What with all the tasks and events presented to me by Reality yesterday/today, I’m not sure how, but, what follows is a complete Pearl of Virtual Wisdom, with four complete sections. That, and the other tasks are done, and I’m glad…. I think I’ll go eat some worms…. Or, not. Perhaps, instead, we’ll do this….

Shall we pearl?….

“What happens to the wide-eyed observer
when the window between reality and unreality breaks
and the glass begins to fly?”

~~ Subtle Bee ~~

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In the interests of efficiency and elegance, today’s musical selection finds us with a collection of classical pieces, for study or relaxation. Since both are handy when reading here at ECR, you get them both, for we are nothing if not accommodating, eh?…. Enjoy, ffolkes; it’s all good stuff, and makes the reading go nice and smooth….

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From 7/20/2014:

I cannot tell a lie…. Well, that isn’t true. I can, but, I have a hard time justifying it to myself, so, I keep it to a minimum; mostly, I succeed… It’s not usual, I know, for people to even think about it, more’s the pity, but, that’s just the way I am…. So, since I can’t, I’ll tell you right now, I don’t have the wherewithal to rant any more this morning…. The intro took most of my angst away; the emotional power just isn’t there now, so, anything I did write would be a bit frail; I like my rants to be robust, if nothing else….

So, we’re going to do this…. Below is a link, to yet another example of A) how egregiously the governments of the world, ours, the Brits, and all of them, are bumbling around, spying on you, me, and each other, while the public sits and watches as they try to justify their insane paranoia by telling the public it’s all for their own good…. It’s bullshit, of course, but, that’s their story, and they are sticking to it….and B) how the lies aren’t even being addressed by those who are telling them, but, rather, are being labeled as legal, by the passing of legislation making it so….

Since I’m NOT going to rant about it, I’ll follow the link with a seven-star pearl that takes aim at those who are involved in the whole ugly mess at the top of the heap, which, in my mind, is beginning to resemble one of those snake pits we hear so much about…. Hiss, hiss, wriggle…..

Enjoy the pearls, ffolkes, and try not to let the article depress you any more than necessary…. If you must, you can be glad this is the BRITISH government that is being exposed in this article…. at least it’s not our own….. THIS time, anyway…. Of course, ours is busy with its own illegal spying programs, none of which have been shut down, or even restrained, in spite of all the hullabaloo over it…. Ah well, see you in the poetry section, ffolkes….

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jul/18/intelligence-services-email-database-internet-tribunal

“This message has been personally tested and certified by Big Brother Bill, Senator Exon, and the Religious Right to be PC, containing only the best of family values, and Safe For The Children ™. Disclaimer: The caffeine made me do it.” — Smart Bee

“The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes and fears rather than with their minds.” — Will Durant

“Americans used to roar for Liberty, now they bleat for Security.” — Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

“Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.” — Josh Billings (pseudonym of Henry Wheeler Shaw (1818-1885))

” — I’d love to, but…the President said he might drop in.” — 4 of 101 Easy Ways To Say NO

“It does take a perverse form of optimism to have any faith in the news media when almost every time they cover something you _know_ about, they get it wrong. Maybe they’re wrong that often covering subjects in which I’m not an expert? Naw, it just couldn’t be.” — Grant Edwards

“It ain’t me; it ain’t me; I ain’t no senator’s son!” — (Creedence Clearwater Revival) The Fortunate Son

Yep…. As I’ve noted previously, it’s all in the wrist….

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Unbidden, treasure unfolded…

Taken by surprise, Psyche sits numb
Amidst tall phrases worn of elder time
Seeking a not-new place from which to come
No shiny new horizon, nor altered paradigm.

Sudden regrets shape dreams as times maintain
Shades of memories bring poignant clear sight
Visions of duty, each chosen wild campaign
Shouts echoing clamors to enfold the night.

Arisen from less than eternal havens of sleep
Facing moments created in torment and pain
Destiny weighs upon those chosen to keep
As the sparrow flies now to sever the twain.

Faded pathways lead away, hazy and long
Burned out verges, so long unknown
Images of yesterday, clear and strong
Bleed into today, though t’is but my own……

~~ gigoid ~~

9/6/2012

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Naked Pearls

Ha, ha, ha….

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“Nothing unreal exists.”

~~ Kiri-Kin-Tha’s Law of Metaphysics ~~

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“Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.”

~~ Hermann Hesse ~~

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“When the situation is desperate,
it is too late to be serious.
Be playful.”

~~ Edward Abbey ~~

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“A little nonsense now and then,
is cherished by the wisest men.”

~~ Willy Wonka, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ~~

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“As for myself,
I always willingly acknowledge my own self
as the principal cause of every good and of every evil
which may befall me;
therefore I have always found myself
capable of being my own pupil,
and ready to love my teacher.”

~~ Giacomo Casanova ~~

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A monk said to Joshu,
“Your stone bridge is widely renowned,
but coming here I find only a heap of rocks.”

Joshu said,
“You see only the stones and not the bridge.”

The monk said,
“What is the bridge?”

Joshu said,
“What do you think we are walking on?”

~~ Zen Bee ~~

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“To see the world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.”

~~ William Blake, “Auguries of Innocence” ~~

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Having completed my chosen duty, with some degree of efficiency, I shall take my leave without any more pathetic attempts at humor. In fact, I’ll be completely serious, and reiterate my intention to return tomorrow, to torment, er, challenge y’all again. See ya, ffolkes; be strange, it’s cool out there….

Y’all take care out there,
and May the Metaphorse be with you;
Blessed Be, dearest Carole, Mark,Theresa, & Richy
and everyone else, too…

When I works, I works hard.
When I sits, I sits loose.
When I thinks, I falls asleep.

Which is Why….

Sometimes I sits and thinks,
and sometimes,
I just sits.

gigoid, the dubious

The *only* duly authorized Computer Curmudgeon.

PLEASE STOP READING THIS MESSAGE NOW.

dozer3

“SCRAM!!!!!!!!!!”- Oscar the Grouch

À bientôt, mon cherí….

http://gigoid.me/2016/10/09/a-most-formidable-hamster

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