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George M. Wallace
Pasadena, CA
Partner in the law firm of Wallace, Brown & Schwartz, Pasadena, California
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Old friends What ends Do we work toward? Depends Who is on board. Amends May need to be made But who is repaid? Who is Dismissed? Whose words Do we twist? And who's ignored? Let's postulate Amid the mists That... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Wick’d by wisps of air Or spread akimbo By the press of wind Across the faceted cliff face Skewed in descent The creek-rush waters Fall as water falls That has no choice They are fewer now – Those still, infinitous... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at a fool in the forest
I will take "Things That are Fallen" for Eternity, Alex. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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A plate of cold deviled eggs looking back at me like that old devil moon. And I hold a beveled glass full of Beaujolais and a runcible spoon. An ice cold Grüner In a frosted schooner Is your potation of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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An emptied tent in an open field On a slanting brushland beyond the dunes This is my heart This is my heart A peg wrenched loose by a skewing pole And a wrinkled door flap flotsamed by gusts This is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Removing the mirror leaves two spaces empty: The space before, a space behind, And yet a third: the space between What is seen and what is there to be seen. Behind the wall that stood behind the mirror Another absent... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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A lens of air and vapor held in air shaped by air suspended in air Perceived from earth by way of light through air through albumen through surging ions and shifting envelopes Earth and æther Either/Or Auroral order overboard A... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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The Knoxville Gay Men's Chorus will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary with its Spring Concert on Saturday night, May 20. In amongst songs made famous by Simon and Garfunkel, Madonna, Cindy Lauper, and the Pointer Sisters, the concert will include... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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slow light draping the spiked cylinder the gears’ teeth the spinning vane the torquing key and vertiginous spring from whence this once and once again springs Lohengrin or Brahms perhaps some music anyway some old and toothsome sound come round... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Headphone Headset Desk set Desk Rest your head Set all to rest Set all to nought No risk No stress Give each thoughtless thought redress Headphone Headset Desk set Desk Rest your head Set all to rest ~~~ Photo illustration... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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O rare and clarifying day, good day: Your raiment of the moment washed in blue Illumes a softened, sadder rumination Among despairing men Who watched each hair go grey. Whichever course they plot they face the sun In unimpeding drifted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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"Walt Disney", as a name, has never gone away, although it was 50 years this past December 15 since Walter Elias Disney the man expired. It is likely difficult for anyone much younger than 60 to understand what a constant... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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1 The figure standing always on the beach Even when there is no sand Even when there is no sea Even then there always is the beach An even sheen of water without water An even shine of sand without... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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[she says] Hollow my bones Inject them with air Marrow once out, atmosphere fill me With latticework socketed pockets of sky Laced amid faceted boxes of calcium Each wall translucent Veined and accented paper thin agate Skylight beneath an encircling... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at a fool in the forest
Spotted a spy who spotted a bird Who spotted the bird-spotting spy The spotted bird espied a spot Where the spy could not see the bird he sought The spy could not spot where the bird was not In a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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This blog is a sad thing these days, a walking shadow of its once sprightly self, a faded jaded mandarin, little trafficked, neglected by its proprietor. Over the length of 2016, I find that I have more unfinished drafts than... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space—were it not that I have bad dreams. — Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Infinite space in a nutshell is a cogent metaphor for what... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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Men. The original of this photograph was shot, upon emerging from the room to which it pertains, at the tail end of the evening intermission at the Hollywood Pantages Theater on the 25th of June, 2016. The show on offer... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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Enterprising Los Angeles new-opera company The Industry specializes in productions in expansive and unexpected places: in and around a working rail terminal for Christopher Cerrone's Invisible Cities, a fleet of moving limousines around the city for Hopscotch. The Industry also... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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I asked myself if it were credible that [Evil as] a cosmic force of the sort postulated by Averaud could really exist; or, granting its existence, could be evoked by any man through the absurd intermediation of a musical device.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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[This is the second, in posting order, of two Favorite Musickes of the Year posts. There is some repetition on the introductory paragraphs.] In 2014, the end of December pulled a fast one on those, this blogger included, who produce... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at a fool in the forest
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[This is the first, in posting order, of two Favorite Musickes of the Year posts. There is some duplication the introductory paragraphs.] In 2014, the end of December pulled a fast one on those, this blogger included, who produce "year-end"... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at a fool in the forest
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Do children still play hopscotch? When I was a child in the suburbs of Detroit the game was still a common one, but I never learned the rules, either formally or by observation, and its workings remain a mystery to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2015 at a fool in the forest
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Do children still play hopscotch? When I was a child in the suburbs of Detroit the game was still a common one, but I never learned the rules, either formally or by observation, and its workings remain a mystery to me to this day. The workings of Hopscotch: A Mobile... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2015 at ♬ Genre, I'm Only Dancing ♬