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oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
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Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 9:46am


winter

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Location: in exile, as always
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 7:48am

You can run, but you can't run far enough.
Red_Dragon

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Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 7:43am

this is not my beautiful house...
Red_Dragon

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Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 7:18am

 meower wrote:

simmah down nugs



 

where's the cryptic in this one?
meower

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Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female


Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 7:16am

simmah down nugs


Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 7:11am

I hope this one has some genuine and useful messages for me.
Proclivities

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Location: Paris of the Piedmont
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 5:46am

I recall the yellow cotton dress
Foaming like a wave
On the ground around your knees
The birds, like tender babies in your hands
And the old men playing checkers by the trees

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Posted: Jan 3, 2011 - 5:35am

 buzz wrote:

today is tomorrow's yesterday
 
I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today

 
Wimpy?   Is that you???

Manbird

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Location: Oroville, Ca
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 2, 2011 - 11:04pm

 buzz wrote:

today is tomorrow's yesterday
 
I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today
 
Dilligaf and Effstick?
HazzeSwede

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Location: Hammerdal
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 1, 2011 - 7:55am

{#Lol}  and...{#Nyah}  I know ,that it's one or the other,,what do you know ! {#Smile}

Here's to 2011,,,{#Cheers}
buzz

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Location: up the boohai


Posted: Jan 1, 2011 - 7:49am

 HazzeSwede wrote:
Was it today or is it tomorrow ?{#Stupid}
 
today is tomorrow's yesterday
 
I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today
Manbird

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Location: Oroville, Ca
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Posted: Jan 1, 2011 - 7:49am

Is you is or is you ain't.
beamends

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Posted: Jan 1, 2011 - 7:48am

 HazzeSwede wrote:
Was it today or is it tomorrow ?{#Stupid}

 
Depends on which universe you are in. Or on quantum. Or something.

HazzeSwede

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Location: Hammerdal
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Posted: Jan 1, 2011 - 7:46am

Was it today or is it tomorrow ?{#Stupid}
Painted_Turtle

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Location: Land of Laughing Waters
Gender: Female


Posted: Dec 31, 2010 - 11:27pm

 Alexandra wrote:

Happy New Year!
{#Hug}

Here's one:
I wonder if this will be the year of my glorious return. Hmmm.

 
I think that's a high possibility! {#High-five}

time for beddy bye for me....night

Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Dec 31, 2010 - 11:20pm

 Painted_Turtle wrote:


I tried to keep it alive, but well...er...umm....my subject matter was just too...er....um... cryptic.  {#Lol}

Happy New 2011 Lexi!

{#Hug}

 
Happy New Year!
{#Hug}

Here's one:
I wonder if this will be the year of my glorious return. Hmmm.


swell_sailor

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Location: The Gorge
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Posted: Dec 31, 2010 - 11:15pm

 Alexandra wrote:
Not sure how long this one will last.
 
'Til next year at the very least. 

edit: Shoot, it is next year most everywhere but here. 'Til this year then, at the very least. 
Painted_Turtle

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Location: Land of Laughing Waters
Gender: Female


Posted: Dec 31, 2010 - 11:14pm

 Alexandra wrote:
Not sure how long this one will last.

 

I tried to keep it alive, but well...er...umm....my subject matter was just too...er....um... cryptic.  {#Lol}

Happy New 2011 Lexi!

{#Hug}
Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female


Posted: Dec 31, 2010 - 11:01pm

Not sure how long this one will last.
Painted_Turtle

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Location: Land of Laughing Waters
Gender: Female


Posted: Dec 31, 2010 - 7:14pm

A classic Norse kenningtation will always give four kennings


"Now for sea-steeds' trunks there is eagles' flight over land in store"

...  ships........warriors....i.e., the birds of prey are gathering, a battle is taking place.

—Havard the halt, quoted in Skaldskaparmal by Snorri Sturluson, translation Anthony Faulkes

Equation

  ship    steed 
       —— :: ——-  
       sea     road
      
       ship  = sea-steed   
       sea   = ship-road   
       steed = road-ship   
       road  = steed-sea 

to create the metaphors read the equation "across, then diagonal"
kenning haiku



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