Posts tagged ‘random thoughts’

November 10, 2015


by dokurtybitz

I feel the demon rouse,
Talons flex
Blood drips, from lengthening
I watch,

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August 21, 2014

Do You Remember

by graypoet

Do you remember
When a drive through the countryside was enjoyable, the smell of freshly turned earth, mowed hay, not fields smelling like Waste Water Plants.

Do you remember
When the only wars we needed to be concerned about were gas wars.

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September 10, 2013

Getting Older

by graypoet

Bob Hope

Throughout my life I have heard the exchanges, quips and even some jabs about aging, I started to ponder what some really meant. Even more, I wanted to know if they were really true or had the implied intent.

Too old to cut the mustard – Too old to do what is needed, this came from a very old expression where someone was just right for something or the life of the party “cut the mustard”. Later it was used to relate to work or a job, couldn’t “cut it” or “cut the mustard”. At that point it didn’t matter if you were old or not, but finally it became a way to just say you were too old, “too old to cut the mustard”. But not to worry, as I’ve grown older I appreciate the forgotten part of the expression: “too old to cut the mustard, but you can lick the jar”.

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