Carole Estrup Poetry - epic ballads, tragic love, including Weeds, Ballad of Rosie May, Skeptic and Ballad of the Sailor and the Geisha - humor with an ironic twist
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"Talking is a pathway out of suffering into feeling" Thomas Scheff
"People who cannot suffer can never grow up, can never
discover who they are."
James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

Carole Estrup Poetry
Dragon sculpture by Carole

"Living River" - a visual verse

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Ballad of the Sailor and the Geisha

City Ants vs Country Ants

Ballad of Laughing Jack

The Skeptic

Ballad of Rosie May

"Art is the most intense mode of individualism the world has known" - Oscar Wilde

"Language matters because whoever controls the words contolls the conversation, because whoever controls the conversation controls its outcome, because whoever frames the debate has already won it; because telling the truth has become harder and harder to achieve in an America drowning in Orwellian Newspeak." Erica Jong, Seducing the Demon

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"All war is war against children" Howard Zinn
"The fastest way to destroy a society is to corrupt its language." George Chesbro, The Language of Cannibals


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