Hanging on Every Word

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Welcome to the words flying from my keyboard, I hope you can hang around!

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts” said Marcus Aurelius, a Roman emperor and philosopher.

So, please swing by About or the Archive List category for a full birds-eye view of my thoughts as they take wing in a flurry of words and flutter down onto the page.

Alternatively, you can strut through my New Posts with the most recent perched at the top of the list.  For specific posts, I have a Search box.

Such flights of fancy; a more down-to-earth viewpoint is landing now … read on …

 Gretchen Bernet-Ward

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Grumpy old bookworm © Gretchen Bernet-Ward


Grumpy old bookworm,
Asleep for fifty years,
Woken by a storm,
Cursing unfit for ears.

Definitely not the norm,
And for future careers,
Everyone out of uniform,
Confirmed their worst fears.

In the school boys dorm,
To those feasting with peers,
Bookworm showed bad form,
And drank all their beers.

© Gretchen Bernet-Ward 2020


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