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October 31st, 2004

My Day in Haiku [Oct. 31st, 2004|12:15 am]
Peter Sheil
Silent radio;
An early morning power cut
sheds no light on me.

In the dim half light
Shower, shave and pack my bag;
a nomadic life

On the car radio
Home Truths remembers John Peel,
a life ends too soon.

Put and paste, a screen,
a field, drop-down doesn't work!
Coffee stimulates.

After work, drive home
east along the motorway
the moon rises.

At the services
Greasy hands, lemon scented,
Membury KFC

In the middle lane
you drive regardless of the
other cars behind.

All green traffic lights
Change to red as I approach
stop, go, stop, go, stop ...

While the washing drys,
the next load washes and I
type here in LJ

Remember to change
your clocks; sleep an extra hour?
Winter forshadowed.

Peace
peter
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Quotes on Politics [Oct. 31st, 2004|04:47 pm]
Peter Sheil
For my friends in the US, a few quotes on Politics. May you all get what you deserve on Tuesday.

Peace
peter

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), 'Treasury for the Free World,' 1946

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - )

Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.
Alfred E. Newman

Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary
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