Lyrics / Poems

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Higher and Closer lyrics / poem by James Barnett

Carving out innovation from somewhere Creating from nothing All things have a source Random letters strung together For a DNA sequence called life The same building blocks Diverse applications Countless different creatures With so much in common Ever wonder how we all got here Ever wonder what it’s all about To ponder the mysteries The …

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Child-free by Choice. Another Option to Go With in Life

In my previous post, “Pollock Clinics Vasectomy Review: Permanent Birth Control for Men,” I talked about my vasectomy experience and recommended that any man who wants to get a vasectomy either go to Pollock Clinics or somewhere else that uses the same method. I have found that people who want to have children tend to put …

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Our Common Bond Speaks Forth and Cries Out to Be Remembered

What is enlightenment? Is it sustainable? And can these questions even be answered in this lifetime? Sometimes, there are no easy answers. Sometimes, the strength is found in the struggling. Thrown into the world of adult problems, life can look a lot more complex and difficult than back when you and I were children. Remember …

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One Race. Human Race. The Differences Are Only Skin Deep

Perhaps you’ve seen this phrase before: “One Race. Human Race. One Blood. Red Blood.” Or this phrase that shortens it further: “One Race. One Blood.” These phrases are excellent reminders that humans aren’t so different after all. Divided we fall. United we stand. We’re stronger together. One race with many, many ethnicities. One race with …

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What’s Your City’s Anthem — A Song, A Sound, or Something Else?

I’ve written at least a few dozen songs, and the vast majority of them I haven’t shown to anyone, including “City’s Anthem.” This isn’t one of my positive songs. I wrote it from the perspective of a little boy who got yelled at and pushed around 30 years ago. I might tell that story publicly …

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