Andawn F.


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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 —…



“When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.” — George Santayana

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Sep 26, 1952

George Santayana, the Spanish philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, died at age 88.


  • The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outline of Aesthetic Theory
  • The Last Puritan: A Memoir in the Form…



“No cause, no God, no abstract idea can justify the mass slaughter of innocents.” — Edward Said

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Sep 25, 2003

Edward Said, the Palestinian-American professor of literature at Columbia University died at age 67.


  • Orientalism
  • Culture And Imperialism


“They weren’t like us and for that reason deserved to be ruled.”



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If the day doesn’t break,

if interpreters are gone,

what’s the use of dreams?

*This is my daily Haiku #508. Thanks for reading:)

*Written on the death day of Sigmund Freud (Sep 23), a nod to the founder of psychoanalysis.

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Andawn F.

Andawn F.

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