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A Leisure for Less Post: Walt Whitman in Brooklyn

Hi F&F, Brooklyn has a rich literary history. Many noteworthy authors have called Kings County home and even more have found the place inspiring.  Walt Whitman falls into both camps. The great American poet once lived in the borough and … Continue reading

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Roses are red…Sometimes

Hi F&F, The borough of Brooklyn has a few nicknames – the borough of churches and the tree borough are just two examples that are appropriate to share in this “G” rated post. At this time of the year, it … Continue reading

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A Haiku for Valentine’s Day

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

Hi F&F, Here is my challenge entry; a photo captured with my cellphone and a haiku written while waiting. Waiting for the train Expecting transportation Hoping for journey Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting… (eof737.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Hi F&F, Hawaii is a beautiful state.  I have had the good fortune to visit many of the islands.  My favorite is Kauai. The landscape is varied. There are mountains, cliffs and caves. There are verdant valleys and secluded beaches. … Continue reading

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A Haiku for Mom, Inc.

Memorandum To:          Mom, Inc. CC:          Family and Friends From:     Adrienne, also known as, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Date:      8/13/2011 Re:          A Haiku for Your Birthday Mom is prickly She both warms and irritates Like a wool sweater Related articles Dragonfly news . . . (haikudoodle.wordpress.com)

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A Haiku: My Morning Practice

Hi F&F, My morning has gotten off to a bumpy start. I’m about to get back under the covers for a “do over” but, before I do; here is a haiku for you. My morning mantra In this manner my day … Continue reading

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A Haiku: Serenade of the Insomniac

Hi F&F, It’s 2:30 am and I can’t fall asleep. Here is another haiku. The land of dreams calls Sandman gently dusts my eyes I yell for doctor Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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The Spoon River Project: Theater in the Burial Ground

Hi F&F, I’ve been to theater in the round but, last night I experienced something different; theater in the ground; burial ground that is. Last night I attend a production of the Spoon River Project at the historic Green-Wood Cemetery located in Brooklyn, New … Continue reading

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If you Loved me You’d call Less

Hi F&F, Cell phones, smartphones, iPads and netbooks; all this technology to foster communication so we can work better, live better and love  better. Are we? I suspect Congressman Anthony Weiner, his wife and his cyber courtesans are  pondering a similar … Continue reading

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