The Whirled As We Know It

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In flames of tired contradictions,
regarding spins of power lies,
finding an oasis of longing reprieve,
late evenings, with tear filled eyes. Continue reading

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Waltzing, Meandering, Spinning Home

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Through the active pass,
ferries carry, bound for shores,
we arbitrate, mediate, ponder, condone,
beyond our home,
the madness of paradigms,
idling without engagement,
the luxury or loneliness of estrangement,
exploring the available context,
neither the salmon nor the whale,
ancients along steeping trail,
train upon iron rail,
afternoon with nightingale.

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Ah Bushwah

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Dear Merriam-Webster,

Thanks for allowing me to figure out what’s going on in the world of hypocrisy — applesauce [slang], balderdash, baloney (also boloney), beans, bilge, blah (also blah-blah), blarney, blather, blatherskite, blither, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, codswallop [British], crapola [slang], crock, drivel, drool, fiddle, fiddle-faddle, fiddlesticks, flannel [British], flapdoodle, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, garbage, guff, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hoodoo, hooey, horsefeathers [slang], humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, muck, nerts [slang], nuts, piffle, poppycock, punk, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, slush, stupidity, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), tommyrot, tosh, trash, trumpery, and twaddle.

Warm regards,

Dave

P.S. Thanks Merriam and thanks Webster to give me the wherewithal to rant back at the appropriate moment.