Subscriber since: September 2016
Location: Turlock, CA
About Me
I am a retired junior high and community college English instructor and present-as-I-know-how poet. Finding "le mot juste" is greatly aided by a timely consultation of Visual Thesaurus, and I appreciate that.
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Favorite Word:

The cliché "one day at a time" is how things happen for and to me. If I were collect all the poems I've written in my life, the title would likely be QUOTIDIANA.
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Least Favorite Word:

This is one of the most demeaning words in the English language, I think. It's the word that's used in situations when the user doesn't wish to be bothered with thinking of a more precise term. What's worse, its (over)use is usually intended as a compliment!
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Favorite Quote:

""This is the first, wildest, and wisest thing I know: that the soul exists, and that it is built entirely out of attentiveness.""
- Mary Oliver