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“Dinner At Luigi’s”, A Short Poem In Prose, by Richard (‘Dick’) Byrd, Esq. Of Photoshop Fame.

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Dick Byrd is a polymath: lawyer, software entrepreneur, painter, poet, photographer, raconteur, Photoshop maestro, philosopher, and writer.

You have already seen his Photoshop artistry and some of his writing. Now a poem-in-prose.

P.S., Dick added this in his e-mail with the poem: “Don’t worry, the subject of this poem is purely fictional, not about anyone I know personally.


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Friedrich Nietzsche, The Trendy Philosopher, Was Born This Day, 173-Years Ago; October 15, 1844.

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I never studied philosophy on a formal basis, all my formal education having been British-based, where you opt to specialize in ‘Science’ or ‘Arts’ around the age of 15. Since I opted for ‘Science’, I ended up with a B.Sc. (Hons) in 1974 & M.Sc. (with Distinction) in 1979, without ever having studied any ‘Arts’.

However, in 2002, I wrote a paper on philosophy, focused on Nietzsche, for a ‘friend’. I did it in a couple of hours using her textbook and some quick Web research. I found it fairly easy to ‘crack him’. She got an ‘A’ for that paper. That cracked me up. Philosophy can’t be that hard!

{Smile}

Come on. Nietzsche. Sounds like a butter. Smile. He would want you to.


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Meditation For The Day — Step Into The Sandals Of The Figure In The Foreground.

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That thinker in the foreground, meant to be Greek philosopher Heraclitus, is thought to be likeness of fellow, contemporary great, Michelangelo of Sistine Chapel fame.


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