Do We Need an Another Way to Say the Important Stuff? On Tweets and Secret Notes. (A 420 CHARACTER POEM IN 9 LINES BY PATTY)

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I found another Lydia note today.

I’d missed the star-shaped post-it hiding on the saute pan

hanging near the origami bird. A little love note.

Like Rouhani’s tweet?

“In a phone conversation b/w #Iranian & #US Presidents just now @HussanRouhani:

‘Have a Nice Day!’

@BarackObama: ‘Thank you. Khodahafez.’

— Hassan Rouhani (@HassanRouhani) September 27, 2013.

But mine won’t be deleted.


Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated / trompe l’oeil

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Two Stories of Hide-Bound Resistance to Change with the More Mature Stance Coming from Sam I Am, Not Mr. Cruz. Hurrah for Green Eggs and Ham which Somehow Mr. Cruz Didn’t Get. Perhaps He Hadn’t Read It Before? Listen to the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ted, It’ll Help You. (A 420 Character Poem in 9 Lines by Patty)

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Cover via Amazon (I’ve always loved Rev. Jackson’s Saturday Night Live reading of G E & H.)

“I never eat anything I haven’t had before” one of my little boys used to say.

Just like Ted Cruz.

But unlike Ted, he now tries everything,

like the guy in Green Eggs and Ham,

but Ted Cruz, presumably elected to pass, not hamstring laws, doesn’t get GE&H.

Otherwise why would he have read it?

Health care for all Americans?

Are you afraid it will work, and Americans WILL like it even though

they’ve never had it before?