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Mors certa, hora incerta: a poem

in Poetry
Mors certa hora incerta: Inscription in Latin around the clock at the "New Town Hall" in Leipzig.
Mors certa hora incerta: Inscription in Latin around the clock at the "New Town Hall" in Leipzig.

The clock is inexorable. What (random) memories do we keep?

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A rather Freudian and ghoulish song

in Dating/Music
A song of blind romantic love, motherhood, and cold vanity. (Public domain photo)
A song of blind romantic love, motherhood, and cold vanity. (Public domain photo)

“It is often our friends or our mother who warn us against a bad romantic choice. Sometimes our love is so strong that we prefer to sacrifice the mother, go against her, and kill her metaphorically.”

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Poem: “The ideal bench” as metaphor

in Philosophies/Poetry
"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)
"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)

What’s your “ideal bench”?

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The boyfriends of birthdays past

in Dating
Birthdays are much better with mutual acceptance (though muffins wouldn't hurt either).
Birthdays are much better with mutual acceptance (though muffins wouldn't hurt either).

They increasingly became part of the celebration, rather than the chief reason to celebrate.

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Lady Gaby poetry: “Drape Me”

in Dating/Poetry

A fulfilling relationship in the eyes of this Berlin-based poet.

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Botswana: founded on interracial love

in Movies/Politics/Society
"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.
"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

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