Category Archives: Various life philosophies

If you gotta believe in something

…why not believe in me? Pointer Sisters, 1976. From the movie Car Wash. Written and produced by Norman Whitfield. Included in motion picture sountrack, plus a “Best of” 1976 collection. Referencing Richard Pryor playing religious poser in the movie: Song … Continue reading

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Running to an older house

Started walking down a one-way street Now I can’t return Ain’t nobody comining after me This is the lesson I learned This idea of not viewing the present as necessarily progressive, or as progressive, as periods in the past. Looking … Continue reading

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Better than being humble, when it’s entirely deserved

In relation to some earlier commentary on Nia Peeples, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: When you see these people frozen in time, do you ever wonder what their future brought them, like the women in Renaissance portrait paintings; like … Continue reading

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If you’re going to end up stuck here

…you’d better make sure you are done. Couldn’t figure out the meaning. Thought maybe this was more in the “shallowed old souls” mode. Looked for the source. Couldn’t find it. Maybe cooked to perfection, as are the others where one … Continue reading

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Shallowed Old Souls

He comes shuffling down the street, mumbling, disheveled, seemingly lost. Passes by with That’s how they shallowed old souls. Yes, they did. Then more mumbling. Thought of responding with “Termite of Temptation“, but wasn’t certain if it was the same … Continue reading

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Low

I’ve got my feet in the window Got my head on the ground What makes some people continue to function, when faced with adversity, while others can’t get up anymore? Thinking about this father of a student, defrauded twice in … Continue reading

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Only A Thief Would

Only a thief would immediately accuse another of stealing. Comment of a friend, in relation to the extreme jealousy of his girlfriend, which he could no longer tolerate. Jealous, jealous again Thought it time I let you in I ain’t … Continue reading

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