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“Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on.” –Robert Frost

Haiku for Smartphone #12: ‘Paraphrasing Frost’





“Every time I’m in Georgia, I eat a peach for peace.” – Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band

Haiku for Smartphone #8: ‘Paid for by the I M Peach PAC”

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“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” –George Washington

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“Every time you think, you weaken the nation.” –Moe Howard


Haiku for Smartphone #4: ‘In the Mask of Shemp’

Haiku for Smartphone #5: ‘Crop Circle Cutter’

“The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.” –Alfred North Whitehead


Haiku for Smartphone #6: ‘Unkosh Lamb”

“But only he sees who takes off his shoes.” –Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Haiku for Smartphone #1: ‘Shoemaker’s Children’

“Wherever I go I make others feel good, and by doing this, I create life. I am a sting, and a dangerous instrument!” –Walter Gropius

The lights of the Bauhaus school come on in 1919, illuminating a visionary modernist architect’s pattern of thought.

“Let us together create the new building of the future, which will be everything in one form: architecture and sculpture and painting.” Walter Gropius Read more

“I read the news today, oh boy…” –Lennon-McCartney

Just as civilization’s light pollution washes out the stars at night, its noise pollution drowns out the celestial choirs.

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” –Lao-Tzu Read more

“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” ―Ray Bradbury

As if there were a shortage of litter, here we are spreading ‘Trash’ – a series by the longest-running recycler of refuse into art since Warhol’s fifteen minutes.

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol

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“Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” —George Bernard Shaw

In the beginning, the Old Master Painter hands the struggling artist a minimal palettethe dark, the light, the line, the shape, the primary colorsand says, Go forth and struggle!  

“The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.” —G. K. Chesterton  Read more