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Pep Norman

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United Kingdom
United Kingdom
it's ok to live a life that others don't understand.
August 25, 2019
 

I must grow old
Sometime
Alone
In a darkened room
My body
More bone than flesh

I will remember tonight
Someday
Of rain
On window pane
And silence
In the street

Old songs
On the radio
And memories of you
And I
Dancing together
Someplace

SUNSET LOVE
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August 24, 2019
 

E
EV
EVO
EVOL
EVOLU
EVOLUT
EVOLUTI
EVOLUTIO
EVOLUTION
REVOLUTION

SUNSET LOVE
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August 23, 2019
 

THE BEAUTY

IS NOT

IN THE FLOWER

IN THE SUNSET

IN THE LANDSCAPE

OR IN THE FACE

THE BEAUTY

IS IN

YOUR MIND

SUNSET LOVE
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August 21, 2019
 

My days, my years, my life has seen up and downs, lights and darkness. If I wrote only and continually of the 'light' and never mentioned the other, then as an artist, I would be a liar.

         Charles Bukowski

SUNSET LOVE
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August 9, 2019
 

Adventure doesn't mean
Hanging on a rope
Half way up a mountain
Or surfing the waves
On the Northshore
Adventure is an attitude
We need to apply
To our everyday existence

WHITE CLOCK
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July 29, 2019
 

The ocean is in constant flux
And when you spend
A lot of time in it
You become
Like a floating bottle
With a message inside
You know
You are going somewhere
Sense you have a purpose
But you also know
You are at the mercy
Of the winds and currents
And surrendering
May be your only option
So if I have a message
In this empty vessel
I inhabit
If it hasn't been dissolved
By salt water leaking in
Then may the winds blow it
To shores
Where it may be useful

DO WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY
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July 26, 2019
 

AS YOU LIBERATE YOURSELF

WITH METAPHORS

THINK OF OTHERS

THOSE WHO HAVE LOST

THEIR RIGHT TO SPEAK

              UNKNOWN

#GAZA #SYRIA #YEMEN ETC ETC ETC

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS
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July 20, 2019
 

We are all
Just a car crash
A diagnosis
An unexpected phone call
A new found love
Or a broken heart
Away from becoming
A completely
Different person
How beautifully fragile
We are
That so many things
Can take but a moment
To alter who we are
Forever

                Samuel Decker Thompson

200TH SKYLARK CHALLENGE
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July 17, 2019
 

now the night
begins
smoke rings rise
in the air
no thoughts of future
there is none
but pain
and suffering
from where
all art came
send me strength
to sleep
where my demons
lay caged
side by side
until the dark hours
are done

200TH SKYLARK CHALLENGE
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July 15, 2019
 

THE WHOLE WORLD

MUST BE LOOKED UPON

AS ONE SINGLE COUNTRY

                       Abdu'l-Baha

200TH SKYLARK CHALLENGE
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July 10, 2019
 

A CRIME BY ANY NAME

ON ANY GIVEN DAY THERE ARE NOW ELEVEN THOUSAND CHILDREN BEING HELD IN BORDER DETENTION CAMPS IN THE U.S.

LIVING IN OVERCROWDED CONDITIONS, AND IN MANY CASES WITHOUT THE BASIC NECESSITIES THAT ANY HUMAN BEING DESERVES.

THERE ARE ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND RETALIATION FOR THOSE WHO DARE TO PROTEST THE CONDITIONS THEY ARE FORCED TO ENDURE.

ONE VISITING DOCTOR DESCRIBED THE DETENTION CENTRES AS TORTURE CAMPS!!!

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO AMERICA...THE WORLD IS WATCHING!!!

MADE WITH LOVE
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July 9, 2019
 

I have never been a great meat eater, choosing to eat meat or fish just a couple of times a week, this I should add, was based purely on health grounds and nothing to do with the morality of eating meat.

Last night I sat down with a couple of friends to watch a documentary called "Dominion",
an Australian documentary made in 2018.

I won't describe the film, if you want to watch it, it's free to see on YouTube. I will just say that it is the most horrifying exposure of modern meat production methods that I could possibly imagine, and far more disturbing than any horror film you could ever watch.

So as from today I am a meat free zone, I'm not going to get all preachy about it, it's just a p...

MADE WITH LOVE
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July 9, 2019
 

Dear fellow human beings,

People are not "toxic" simply because they do not fit into your view of who you are anymore.

They are simply not part of your journey, though truth be known, they were probably once a very important part of it.

So don't be so quick to judge, they too are on a journey, facing the same struggles as you.

Stop using self help buzz words and start thinking for yourselves!!!

MADE WITH LOVE
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July 4, 2019
 

Our leaders

Are not leading

They line their own pockets

And the pockets

Of multi national corporations

They are not making

Good decisions

We must fight to protect

The vulnerable amongst us

We must fight

To protect the environment

There is something wrong

With the leadership we have

WORLD WATERCOLOR MONTH
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July 2, 2019
 

I am damaged

And sometimes

I will struggle

I will shut you out

And find it hard to trust

I will need reassurance

I will need you

To keep choosing

Me

So do not

Enter my life

If you can't handle that

AND DON'T YOU DARE

Touch my heart

If you are not ready  for it

WORLD WATERCOLOR MONTH
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June 27, 2019
 

Label me

A misfit

If you must

I'll wear your badge

With pride

And teach you

To see the world

Through different eyes

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS
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June 27, 2019
 

I'm super fucked up

and that's my charm

                      Conny Cernik

I should get this quote tattooed somewhere 😃😃😃

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS
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June 24, 2019
 

We were kindred spirits

Forged by different flames

Both willing to burn

For everything we loved

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS
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June 22, 2019
 

Being strong is not always a strength

It's often the strongest amongst us

That are the last to ask

For the help that they desperately need

So never forget to check

On that one friend who always seems to have their shit together

Because you never really know!!!

LIMITS EXIST ONLY IN THE MIND
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June 21, 2019
 

MY CIRCLE

IS SMALL

BUT

THE LOVE

IS ENORMOUS

AND GENUINE

THERE IS

NOTHING BETTER

            

      UNKNOWN

LIMITS EXIST ONLY IN THE MIND
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June 19, 2019
 

Should have stayed

Were there signs

I ignored

Can I help you

Not to hurt

Anymore

We saw brilliance

When the world

Was asleep

There are things

That we can have

But can't keep

The reminders

Pull the floor

From your feet

In the kitchen

One more chair

Than you need

And you're angry

And you should be

It's it fair

Just because

You can't see it

Doesn't mean

It isn't there.

                  Linkin Park

LIMITS EXIST ONLY IN THE MIND
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June 13, 2019
 

SONGBIRDS

For you there'll be no crying
For you the sun
Will be shining
Cause I feel
That when I'm with you
It's all right
I know it's all right

And the songbirds
Keep singing
Like they know the score
And I love you
I love you
I love you
Like never before

    Fleetwood Mac/Eva Cassidy

The favourite song of someone that I once loved very dearly, and the mother of my child, who was sadly taken from us far too young...

For Rhiannon, we will miss your gypsy soul ❤️❤️❤️

PASSION OVER PERFECT
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June 10, 2019
 

EMPATHY

is there any greater word

any other single attribute

we can possess

to see with another's eyes

to hear with another's ears

and to feel

with another's heart.

PASSION OVER PERFECT
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June 9, 2019
 

The times I have been

Most lonely

Were with people

Who made me feel alone

I have never felt

Less alone

Than when on my own

MADE WITH LOVE
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June 8, 2019
 

I have found more morality

More ethics

In the literature of authors

Such as Dostoyevsky

Orwell

Kafka

Than I have ever found

In any religious text.

MADE WITH LOVE
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June 8, 2019
 

I think that I learn

More

From my daughter

Than she

Has ever learnt

From me!

MADE WITH LOVE
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June 7, 2019
 

A SONG FOR THE OPPRESSED

WHEREVER THEY MAY BE...

They call it the law
We call it
Apartheid
Internment
Conscription
And silence
It's the law that they make
To keep you and me
Where they think we belong
They hide behind steel
And bullet proof glass
Machine guns and spies
And they tell us who suffer
The teargas and torture
That we're in the wrong

No time for love
If they come in the morning
No time to show tears
Or fears in the morning
No time for goodbyes
No time to ask why
And the sound of the sirens
The cry of the morn.

                    Christy Moore

MADE WITH LOVE
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June 5, 2019
 

My alma mater was books

A good library

I could spend the rest of my life

Just reading

Just satisfying my curiosity.

                  Malcolm X

MADE WITH LOVE
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June 4, 2019
 

Rid me of the curse
Of drugs
And early death
Find me as a friend
Show me love
And timeliness
Return me to the beach
Of men
Who teach
And cure the hurt
Of wanting
Amongst the empty void
And verse
Find me often
Fill my life and
Leave me not alone
Provide me  now
A wife and home

MADE WITH LOVE
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June 3, 2019
 

The ways in which

You try

To kill your sadness

Do not

Make you

A bad person

MADE WITH LOVE
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