Author Archive: Abbie's Tree House

Won’t They, Comrade?

Paul Laurence Dunbar had a sense of rhythm very similar to Rudyard Kipling. His works are in the public domain and may be downloaded freely from Project Gutenberg, HERE. There are multiple formats available, including EPUB, Kindle, plain text, and HTML for on-line reading. The Voice of the Banjoby Paul Laurence Dunbar In a small …

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Sometimes

“Sometimes, carrying on– just carrying on– is the superhuman achievement.” ~Albert Camus

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Simon and Harrison

Their voices blend so well together. It’s obvious they know a thing or two about harmony.

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Joy, too

via Draw & Wings

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Are we the masqueraders?

Full lyrics HERE.

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Untrue Incomplete

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” ~Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Glimpses

“The thing the Sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibilities that we all had. It wasn’t the answer. It just gave us glimpses of the possibility.” ~John Lennon

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Jones and Joplin

I don’t think they’re smiling for the cameras, I think these are two musical soulmates who found someone to play with.

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Waiting

“I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end.” ~Richard Brautigan, from Trout Fishing in America ©1967 And that reminded me of this:

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How About…

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I don’t belong here…

There’s something about his cover version that really grew on me. Full lyrics HERE.

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Post Office

When I was a kid you could pay a few pennies more for a stamp to send your letter airmail, and for a few dimes more you could get a Special Delivery stamp. My Aunt Helen used to always send my birthday cards Special Delivery. I don’t think it really got to me any faster, …

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