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Sometimes I talk:

Me and humanodon in Boston!

Me and insomniasexx in LA!

mk, theadvancedapes, ecib, thenewgreen, me, insomniasexx, b_b in Detroit!

me, someguyfromcanada, coffeesp00ns, in Toronto.

Robert, mkaram, me and flagamuffin on my front porch

blackbootz, me, mivasairski, Jess, _refugee_ in Baltimore

And since you asked, I came across Hubski while searching for the Higgs-Boson.


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lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Meetup Live! Mile High Edition

mining asteroids

Thank you yellowoftops for bringing a two-month old post to my attention. I appreciate your comments and those of rd95.

    How do you improve your poetry if you don't compete in any some sort of way?

You improve your poetry, as rd95 implies below, by doing it, sharing it, living it.

Competing is fine if you do it for fun, but all judges (of all competitions from the Nobel Prize to the Oscars to the poetry slam down the street) have their own sets of biases drawn from their own educations and the professors whose words they hung on. Our biases lead us to like some things and reject other things. Is there an objective basis for choosing a winner? Is there a rubric?

I don't know.

I've been a judge in a literary competition. I've been on a hiring committee. The process is pretty much the same.

Let's see if it's getgoingness will work on me.

It's 70 degrees F. outside.

Sunrise is at 6:56 a.m.

It's a five-minute bike ride to the pier. Bye now.

    Jump to the beat of the party line
lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

After staying up all night in YYZ, and a six a.m. Flight to Atlanta, I switched planes and headed to Key West on a full B737. "B" probably stands for Boeing.

We were circling around to land when the plane started climbing above the clouds and turned towards Miami, where I now sit. A sensor had indicated a brake problem. The KW runway is too short for brake problems. Captain said, "If the brakes aren't smoking, we'll head back."

And so here I sit. Of course it can always be worse. My seat mates just told me that a plane hit a deer yesterday in Charlotte. thenewgreen ?

Oops we now have to deplane.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

I felt bad because you had just said something serious about being in the hospital and about your health. Anyway, I'm still sitting in the airport. Still awake. It's 2:26 a.m. and I have two more hours before, apparently, I can go through security.

it's quite surreal.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

sorry about IRC bad airport connection.

Thanks, I was almost an American citizen, but Jimmy Carter wouldn't let me. (True)

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

catch you on the flip side steve dear.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

I'm there, where are you???

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

I can't seem to do it on my phone. I'll try my laptop. It'll take a few min.

Lil and the Palindromes

My junior unit's name is Aha, also palindromic. She does lead vocals.

I had an ex (ex, ex) once who was threatened with arrest, charged with being a hostile witness.

I always thought Hostile Witness would make a decent band name. Yes, it's a tad aggressive.

lil  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

Hi pubski. The bar is closed. The US customs and immigration is also closed. Apparently it opens at 4:30 a.m. Yes, I'm in an airport.

The Canadian security guy told me to go to Terminal 1 where "there's more happening" but I passed.

The coffee fromWendy's is surprisingly good. I might see if there's free wifi and check IRC as I promised. But maybe I'll just write a poem, a blues poem;

It's midnight at the airport

And the gates are locked up tight

To be continued

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