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crypticbard commented on: @ 27.055 MHz: Ad Astra; At The Mastaba Of Khnumhotep & Niankhkhnum by Starward 3 days 4 hours ago
That music is distinct and: That music is distinct and pulls up specific emotions that only the silverscreen can evoke. Many film makers should have a periodic retreat into that 'magic' realm in order to keep the flame alive. A more recent film 'Hugo' attempts to encapsulate and encompass this expanse of the cinematic universe. Ben Kingsley, I think it is, does a fine job of this in has role as the pioneer cinematic director that became jaded and swallowed up by the present day drudgery.
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crypticbard commented on: benefit of the drought by crypticbard 3 days 4 hours ago
I am so grateful for your: I am so grateful for your kind words that are seasoned with grace. Yes, the feelings that have arisen from the past process may leave an indelible mark and here we see a great benefit, privilege and honour of commenting and interacting after each read and considered thought. It's not a mere tipping the hat salutation but a fellowship of thought and community of awareness. This is where cross overs and bleed throughs are something to be missed and revelled in. James Joyce, yes, an apt and aid-ful reference Thank you again.
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crypticbard commented on: A Day Of Reckoning And Repentence by Starward 3 days 4 hours ago
To care for such even when: To care for such even when there are good reasons for it being so, that is the mark of gentlemanly decorum. And as such is an example of how we can move in social graces. World peace begans with us in our little patch of the woods. Such a good thing to pass onward and forward, star-ward.
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Starward commented on: A Day Of Reckoning And Repentence by Starward 3 days 5 hours ago
Most likely, but it is still: Most likely, but it is still embarrassing and disappointing.  But thanks for the comment.
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Stephen commented on: Md. Ziaul Haque’s Quotes [মো. জিয়াউল হক এর উক্তি] by KingofWords 3 days 7 hours ago
Well stated and thoughtful.: .
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Stephen commented on: A Day Of Reckoning And Repentence by Starward 3 days 7 hours ago
Maybe just plain old garden variety old age.: .
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Starward commented on: @ 27.055 MHz: Ad Astra; At The Mastaba Of Khnumhotep & Niankhkhnum by Starward 3 days 8 hours ago
Thank you very much for that: Thank you very much for that kind compliment.  I am grateful that you stopped by.  And I am very embarrassed by my stupidity in failing to reply timely to the kindness of your comment.  Please forgive me.
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Starward commented on: + [*/+/^] 27.225 MHz: About A Question Only Asked By Old Poets by Starward 3 days 8 hours ago
Now I am not only horribly: Now I am not only horribly embarrassed but also horrifically aghast that I have failed to acknowledge another one of your comments.  I do not know how to explain this unintentional omission except by admitting my stupidity and carelessness.  Please please please forgive me.  No disrespect was intended, but there is no excuse for what I failed to do.    I really like this comment you made:  it is poetic, theological, and philosophical (a philosophy of history---which reminds me of the Senior Seminar course I had to take in order to graduate in 1980), and I am very grateful for it.  Your precise understanding of these subjects always impresses me.    Again, please forgive my unintentional rudeness in failing to reply gratefully in a timely way.
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Starward commented on: @ 27.055 MHz: Ad Astra; At The Mastaba Of Khnumhotep & Niankhkhnum by Starward 3 days 10 hours ago
I am: I am horribly---HORRIBLY---embarrassed that I failed to acknowledge this comment in a timely manner.  Thank you very much for commenting, and please forgive my incompetence in keeping up.   And yes, when I was writing it, I could hear the humming and chanting as well.  I have loved the film, The Egyptian (1954) and Mika Waltari's novel of the same name that inspired it, since my viewing of it on the Sunday of our Memorial Day holiday in 1974 (while eating my father's rotiserrie chicken---it doesn't get better than that).  As I have grown older, I have become particularly impressed, even emotional, about, the film's musical setting of what, I suppose, is the movie's version of the Pharaoh Akhenaten's Hymn To Aten---which, in the film, we hear beginning with the words, "How beautiful art thou . . ." (although they do not appear in the translation I have read of the actual ancient poem, and I am not sufficiently a scholar to know the difference).  But the beauty of that music is, to me, ancient Egypt.    Thanks again for the comment, and please forgive my inexcusable incompetence in failing to reply timely.
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Starward commented on: benefit of the drought by crypticbard 3 days 11 hours ago
Awkward and clumsy?  I: Awkward and clumsy?  I disagree.  It may have seemed so in the writing, but the result, and the effect of reading it, is far different.  This poem reads like a glimpse of the stream of consciousness---which, in my opinion, is more difficult than the usual approach (I cannot imagine how James Joyce wrote, and wrote so well, Molly's great soliloquy at the end of Ulysses).  The awkward and clumsy that you may have felt while writing it do not cross over into the reading of it.  
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georgeschaefer commented on: DETERIORATING MAN by georgeschaefer 3 days 14 hours ago
It's always embarrassing when: It's always embarrassing when you drink the wrong brand of beer
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georgeschaefer commented on: NEW MILLENNIAL NIGHTMARE by georgeschaefer 3 days 14 hours ago
still waiting on the time: still waiting on the time bombs to go off  
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crypticbard commented on: a child's thanksgiving by crypticbard 3 days 20 hours ago
Thanks Patricia. I hope that: Thanks Patricia. I hope that you are having an awesome Thanksgiving week/weekend.
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crypticbard commented on: benefit of the drought by crypticbard 3 days 20 hours ago
Thanks kindly. Most: Thanks kindly. Most appreciative as this was a tad awkward and clumsy. 
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Starward commented on: To ALL of Postpoems' Poets, For Thanksgiving Day by Starward 3 days 20 hours ago
And thank you, Sir.: And thank you, Sir.
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