Category Archives: DECENCY

 

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Los trapos sucios se lavan en casa

Dirty clothes are washed at home

If you have issues to sort out with your spouse or other family members, do it in the privacy of your home. No need to let other people on!

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Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 – 1954), Thursday 6 January 1944,

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PHAEDRA HANGS OUT THE WASHING

the beauty of boys
in a morning-frost, white
skin running between white

sheets snagged by wooden
pegs
the kind that have no wire,
are solid, inescapable. Gods.

he,
still,
my stepson,
watching as the world cracks open,
stubble yet to scar his lip,
but lines of man-muscle on the boy-bones.

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I smell the whiskey on your breath. And you beg for me to put your temper to the test. You slap me around, and call me names. Mom, I’m sick of playing these games.

Please Stop, Mom. © Kayla S. BirdnoDRUNKENNESS BANISHED1 1 1 1 1 1 1 The Daily News (Perth, WA - 1882 - 1950), Tuesday 8 August 1950,

The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 – 1950), Tuesday 8 August 1950,

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A bear teaches us that if the heart is true, it doesn’t matter much if an ear drops off. Exley, Helen

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KING POETRY. 

The hunter was quite happy, with trophy number one,
And he stood atop the bear cub with his bloody huge bear gun;
Then something tapped his shoulder, and he felt his rising hair,
He spun around and looked up at a bloody huge brown bear.

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WIDOW: The word consumes itself.

Sylvia Plath.

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I and a woman whose colour and cheeks shall have become black from toiling in the sun shall be near to one another in the next world as my two fingers; and that is a handsome widow, whose colour and cheeks shall have become black in bringing up her family.

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The spirit of a warrior is not geared to indulging and complaining, nor is it geared to winning or losing. The spirit of a warrior is geared only to struggle, and every struggle is a warrior’s last battle on earth.

Carlos Castaneda

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“I have had some experiences with love, or think I have, anyway, although the ones I have liked best could easily be described as “common decency”. I treated somebody well for a little while, or even for a tremendously long time, and that person treated me well in return. Love need not have anything to do with it.
Love is where you find it. I think it is foolish to go looking for it, and I think it can often be poisonous.
I wish that people who are conventionally supposed to love each other would say to each other, when they fight, “Please – a little less love, and a little more common decency”.”

― Kurt Vonnegut, Slapstick or Lonesome No More!