Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Family Divided – Mary Nagy

Once more we talk about it. How sad it’s all become. No matter how we look at it this family is not one. They say it shouldn’t matter. Who needs them after all?  But, please explain the pain I feel … Continue reading

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The Family Monkey – Russell Edson

We bought an electric monkey, experimenting rather  recklessly with funds carefully gathered since  grandfather’s time for the purchase of a steam monkey.  We had either, by this time, the choice of an electric  or gas monkey.  The steam monkey is … Continue reading

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The Family Tree – Olive Walters

We’ve got a family album Like a family tree A thrill to turn the pages The pictures we can see Starting off with grands and greats Then slowly down the line Like a book of history A journey through the … Continue reading

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Haiku 02 – Masaoki Shiki

the tree cut, dawn breaks early at my little window   

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Haiku 01 – Masaoki Shiki

In the coolness of the empty sixth-month sky… the cuckoo’s cry. 

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The Ages Of Man – Henry Howard

Laid in my quiet bed, in study as I were, I saw within my troubled head a heap of thoughts appear, And every thought did show so lively in mine eyes, That now I sigh’d, and then I smil’d, as … Continue reading

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Jhiti Gunta – Manohar Shrestha

I must admit I struggled to pick the right title for this article. I toyed with two others: ‘Think like Mahendra’ and ‘Economic empowerment of the mountain poor’. The first one sounded like a eulogy to the late king, and … Continue reading

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