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George Maclaine Lang
Peripatetic trapped in Lotusland, aka SoCal. ¯\_(ツ)_/
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George Maclaine Lang Oct 14
I’m surprised but delighted that "Rilke to Tsvetaeva, Jealous over Pasternak" is easily the most ❤️'d and reblogged translation on my Tumblr account (xerxesxerxesxerxes@tumblr)
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George Maclaine Lang Oct 9
In the eyes of a dumb beast I glimpsed deep peace nature’s impartial feast offered without surcease. To fear all creatures respond. Yet animals know how on the hunt to browse on the here-and-now which tastes of nothing beyond. - Original at:
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George Maclaine Lang Oct 7
Hey! No one ever mentioned, at least to my ken, that the cause of the giant explosion in just a while back was the same aluminum nitrate that blew up the port of Texas City in 1947. That was there and this was when ....
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George Maclaine Lang Oct 4
A poem I have grown into. In 1985 on the Five near Mt Shasta on the way back up to Edmonton, I figured I had lived enough to have seen it all. Nope. There was much more to come.
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George Maclaine Lang Sep 26
Replying to @aaron_alford
Betcha they had thought of it before
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George Maclaine Lang Sep 20
"Biota" expresses my wonderment when I found myself in in 1967 and discovered that the flora and fauna of my semi-tropical boyhood along the merged into that of the tropics proper.
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George Maclaine Lang Sep 11
Lest we forget: 9/11 is also the date of the 1973 -sponsored coup aganst the broadly-elected govt in . Tens of thousands of Chileans were executed, disappeared, arrested. This year's memorial is virtual. They need support
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George Maclaine Lang Sep 6
By the time this is all over movies depicting the pre- era will come across like costume dramas, people wearing funny formal attire but brazenly touching each other and showing bare faces, as if this were normal
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George Maclaine Lang Sep 4
Don't worry. Alexa knows.
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George Maclaine Lang Sep 1
Reposting this ten-year old largely autobiographical piece, which has become oddly relevant again. Warning: contains a few currently unfashionable ideas.
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 30
Replying to @aaron_alford
Aka "table muscle"
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 26
Like me, must be thinking of Carla tonight. Except looks much worse Hurricane Laura nears landfall as a ‘catastrophic’ Category 4 storm, NWS warns
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 15
Impec! Literally beats the sh*t out of the old version. Il y a toujours des portes derrière les portes. Ou comme on dit en : deyè moun gen moun
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 14
I sorta liked that old turkey tune, which I always associated with rednecks. Guess I was right. So now I'll just have to hum it to myself
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 11
Bleak thought: if we can't overcome , , et cetera, how can we even imagine eradicating that exacerbation of vanity, (fear of the other, the foreign) - the most virulent form of which is ?
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 6
At least it's a marked van
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 4
I always thought that learning was an exploration of others' issues, not reinforcement of your own ...
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 3
Replying to @grannym_78704
That's how rich people get into college
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 3
Like love & hate, genius & insanity, claustrophobia & agoraphobia can flip back and forth. I'm lucky to have a cozy enough abode to shelter in that my agoraphobia has taken the upper hand. Feel I don't really ever want to go out.
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George Maclaine Lang Aug 2
Replying to @CajunAngela
Bingeing on our usual Netflix fare I suddenly saw folks who were too close! THEY WEREN’T WEARING MASKS! Soon enough, faces without masks may come to signify times sad past when you could be breathed on by, smell or taste someone else without FEAR OF DEATH
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