Can we trust him?
What do we really know about the guy?
Well, he killed a bunch of people, and people killed other people because of him.
Okay, that doesn’t sound too good.
Is this really someone we want to associate with?
Probably a bit late now.
1864: The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandated that the inscription ‘In God We Trust’ would be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.
swimming on a lake of tears
spellbound by day
human form returns
…….. but now foreign
Magic, Tragedy, & Romance in Four Acts
love falls quickly
as in most fairy tales
a plaything for the sorcerer
a happy ending…
Odette & Siegfried
1876: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completes his ballet “Swan Lake”
Limerick: Confession of the Whitehorse Gang
There once was a Bank in Tucson
Flush with cash we’d heard from someone
We took it and ran
Invest in ice was the plan
And now we own most of the Yukon
1981: More than $3.3 million is stolen from the First National Bank of Arizona in Tucson in the then largest US bank robbery in history
1994: In Denmark the largest lollipop ever made, weighing 1,365 kilos (3,011 pounds)
The current record as of July 18, 2012, Burlingame, California ~ See’s Candies 3,176 kilos (7,003 pounds)
senryu:money in hand
sweaty palms in ink
hold little other value
until the sheets fall
2016: Paris Agreement on climate change signed in New York by 196 nations.
Here lies tricky Dick
Who opened the Watergate
and drowned right quick.
1.9.1913 ~ 4.22.1994
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