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About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.


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LaLa Land: Not Your Grandmother’s musical.

Referencing my title, pity!   I had heard only rumors of this film when a friend gave me a chance to watch it by lending me his DVD.  I’m glad I didn’t spend any money on it; it was so … Continue reading

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Students, Alumni Rally Round Fired Gay Teacher

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The Last Temple of the Celts

Originally posted on Feral Words:
The Druids Bringing in the Mistletoe, by Edward Atkinson Hornel & George Henry The west of Europe used to be full of Celtic temples. In every settlement, every holy grove, every mountain top and ring…

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          Love and Work are the cornerstones of our humanness- Sigmund Freud January 20, 2016 The only promise I’m making, today, is that this is going to be a piss poor entry. I’m in the fourth … Continue reading

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Scribbles About Ritual

The secret of joy in work is contained on one word- escellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. Pearl S. Buck Scribbles About Ritual One of the differences between Man and the rest of the … Continue reading

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January 18, 2016

It’s where we go and what we do, when we get there, that tells us who we are. Joyce Carol Oates It’s 8 degrees farenheit in Chicago, right at this moment and I’m suffering from a bitch of a cold. … Continue reading

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