Category Archives: poetry

There Once Was a Man From Nantucket…

Quote of the Day: “The shamrock is a religious symbol. St. Patrick said the leaves represented the trinity: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. That’s why four leaf clovers are so lucky, you get a bonus Jesus.” –Stephen … Continue reading

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Visual Poetry

Bonus Quote of the Day: “He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.” –Jonathan Swift Friend and frequent yet invisible citizen of the TBU “Little Boy” met up with TB at the tail end of Jazz Fest this … Continue reading

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Camden Maine’s Favorite Daughter

TB is spending my internet time tonight checking the results from last week’s Thursday Pickin. We are in Camden, Maine, for a one night stopover in route to Portland for the rest of the week. As we walked through town … Continue reading

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The First Annual Q and Z July Football Extravaganza Post

Quotes of the Day: “uggggggghhhhhh”     —Quail “Blank Stare” –Zeek –board/bored comments from sports fans and longtime friends of the blog on July 1, 2009 Did anybody besides TB find last week’s poll results interesting? Discounting the anomaly that … Continue reading

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A Haiku, A Limerick, Free Verse and Some Couplets (With TDW’s Randoms)

Quote of the Day: “There is poetry as soon as we realize we possess nothing.”     —John Cage, 20th century American composer The Daily Wit, fresh off his resounding blog success as a result of the 15 random words … Continue reading

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A Poem About Nothing

Quote of the Day: “Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” –Robert Frost TB has grown weary of outrage … Continue reading

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