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Born in the morning,

the gentle breeze of Spring, foredawn —

so I got my name.


Time flies and life too —

after I turned forty — time

flies faster, life too.


I love animals,

plants, sunshine, books and pen,

my wife, what have you.

*These are the 164th —…



“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” — Zig Ziglar

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Nov 28, 2012

Zig Ziglar (real name: Hilary Hinton Ziglar), the American author and motivational speaker, died at age 86.


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The boss is long gone

his growl resounds and lingers —


*This is my Haiku/Senryu #539. Thank you for reading:)

I don’t know how to explain the wordplay I played in the last line. It’s a mix of “vibrating+berating+ing.”

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“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” — Upton Sinclair

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This is one of my favorite quotes, similar to that old Navajo proverb “You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.”

Some people pretend to…



“Most women want their youth back again; but I wouldn’t have mine back at any price. The worst years of my life are behind me, and my best ones ahead.” — Ellen Glasgow

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Nov 21, 1945

Ellen Glasgow, the American novelist who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1942, died at age 72.


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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust

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Nov 18, 1922

Marcel Proust, the French novelist best known for his 3,000-page masterpiece “Remembrance of Things Past” or “In Search of Lost Time”, died at age 51.


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