Saturday, 7 March 2015

A Poet's Work








Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. ~ Plutarch #poetryquotes                                      
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. ~ Milton Berle #quote                                      
We all have a few failures under our belt. It's what makes us ready for the successes. ~ Randy K. Milholland #quote                                  
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep. ~ Salman Rushdie #poetryquotes  

Ferrets ~ A Business  of ferrets; A Busyness of ferrets. #factoid #collectivenouns                                      





You will inherit some money or a small piece of land. #fortunecookiesayings
                                  
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Rattled - When someone is embarrassed or angry. A term hardly unique to Canada. #CanadianSlang

Who are you going with? Do I know them? #Momism

There is no better test of a man's integrity than his behavior when he is wrong. – Unknown #quote




You're such a Muggle #bumperstickers                                    
What comes from the heart goes to the heart. ~ Samuel Coleridge #quote
                                    
To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles. #justajoke  
                                  
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. ~ Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) #quote

One plain milk chocolate candy bar has more protein than a banana. #factoid    







To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. ~  Johnson #quote                                      
Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry. ~ Muriel Rukeyser #poetryquotes                                      
Life is like a ten speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles Schultz #quote                                      
Rink Rat - Someone who spends a lot of time on an ice rink. #CanadianSlang                                      
Some people have more bones in their feet than others. #factoid                                      
Isn't it past your bedtime? #Momism 



If you were to spell out numbers, you would you have to go until 1,000 until you would find the letter "A". #factoid

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. – Henry David Thoreau #quote  
             
I don't find it hard to meet expenses. They're everywhere #bumperstickers     
                               
Life may suck, but it beats the alternative #bumperstickers

Luther Crowell invented the paper bag in 1867. #factoid 

Be off one's trolley #englishlanguageidiom     


Be a basket case – to be crazy #englishlanguageidiom                                      
The measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. ~ Thomas Babington Macaulay #quote               




Dr. Seuss and Kurt Vonnegut went to college together. They were even in the same fraternity, where Seuss decorated the fraternity house walls with drawings of his strange characters #factoid  
                                  
You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats. ~  Colonial American Proverb #quotes #cats  
                             
Women blink nearly twice as much as men. #factoid

Moisture, not air, causes super glue to dry. #factoid     

Conserve water - Shower with a friend #bumperstickers









Your everlasting patience will be rewarded sooner or later. #fortunecookiesaying

Assuming current population growths remain constant: by the year 3550 the total human population will have the same mass as the earth; assuming the average person is 60 kg (132 pounds). #factoid

New York contains 920 km (571 miles) of shoreline #factoids

A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an audience to understand all the nuances. ~ Douglas Dunn #poetryquotes    


All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. ~ Oscar Wilde #poetryquotes                                      
Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right. ~ Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York #quote 






Someone is going to end up crying. #Momism                                       
I would rather try to carry 10 plastic grocery bags in each hand than take 2 trips to bring my groceries in. #truefactsoflife

In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on watch is 10:10. #factoid  
                                   
Be good. #Momism     
                                
Heck is for people that don't believe in Gosh #bumperstickers