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Middle Age: Alan Coren

Middle is a dispiritingly practical age. There is a tendency to sift through unfulfilled dreams and begin chucking out the wilder ones. Alan Coren (1938-2007) Seems Like Old Times (1989) The image is copyright: agsandrew via Shutterstock

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The Pessimist: Benjamin Franklin King

Nothing to do but work, Nothing to eat but food, Nothing to wear but clothes To keep one from going nude. Nothing to breathe but air Quick as a flash ‘t is gone; Nowhere to fall but off, Nowhere to … Continue reading

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