Category Archives: Creativity

THE BEGINNING

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The very Beginning Began with a Bang

And in the Blink of an Eye

A Trillion, Trillion, Trillion events

Occurred.

The final tear eroded

The Eternal Inner Cry as

A Trillion, Trillion, Trillion events

Revealed

The perpetual Smile of

Quiet, Indulgent Love.

And as We began for

A Trillion, Trillion, Trillionth time

It was Love at First Light.

The very Beginning Began with a Bang

The very Beginning

Began

With

A Big,

Big

Bang

ODE TO YOUNG TOM EDISON

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(‘ve read and heard it said that when Young Thomas Edison’s stream of consciousness outdistanced his ability to record the evidence thereof,  he simply ran  words together, leaving it to Mother Edison, his teacher at the time, to interpret these ideas.

Much of Edison’s unique literary expression survived into adulthood and though not as extreme as his childhood notes were quite untamed and apparently the result, not so much of impatience but of the need to get his ideas on paper in their entirety.)

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ABSTRACTIONS OF THE DANGEROUS KIND

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Curious, Abner licked a toad;
At least he thought it so.
For a moment or so it looked like a toad,
From head to warty toe.

“However”, said he, “I’m not so sure”
For time now seemed to slow.
“Whatever it is that I did lick,
I’m not sure that I know”

He pondered a moment and then “Aha,
Perhaps it was a stool,
Upon which sat a warty toad
And made me such a fool.”

“ ‘Twas the shape” said he, “of which I’m not
so sure I’ll ever know.”
“But lick I did and shape be danged,
I think it’s time to go”

(And fraught with a frustration due to a lack of fresh ideas, Abner pulled out his CRUMBS manual and ran his finger down the pages and began to read the chapter on creativity…