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BrooksLooks @ Tomorrow

Tomorrow if we knew how fragile this all was would we still do what everyone does if tomorrow came and this was gone would a change in behavior suddenly dawn will wonton acts of careless extreme compromise this beautiful dream … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Release

Release peaceful calm in wild spaces far beyond culture’s storms into the quiet places where nature transforms on a guiltless flight to sanity sanctuary sets me free all it took was letting go in nature’s current life’s wild flow brought … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Inhospitable

Inhospitable the roadside motel has gone to hell storage units with beds would serve as well proud old brands that once defined service staffed with people who make me nervous bleary eyed we’re short on smiles we see the sign … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ A Patchwork of People and Time

A Patchwork of People and Time in a life of joyful moments i recall those we shared now your face appears to me at last, all the moments we shared somehow i ponder too the great catalogue of all the … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ One More Thing

One More Thing when my time has comeand i fade from viewdo what you willwith what’s left of me,then do what’s best for you and one more thing… when i’ve gone–after my last daybuy plenty of whiskyand find a piperwho’ll … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Dude Ranchers

In the Company of Dude Ranchers We just hung up our hats at home after attending the 91st annual meeting of the Dude Ranchers Association in Tucson Arizona. Imagine a whole banquet-room full of America’s kindest people, a legion of … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Mother’s Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOTHER mom, the life you gave me is a little older today and in those decades now gone by we’ve both come a long, long way i’m still the same old person you raised me up to be those sacred … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Alpenglow

Alpenglow new calves play jumpin’ around horses graze in fields of green columbine bloom crimson and blue wildflowers pop up in between river flows too fast to fish as the sun comes down we’ve got our wish Colorado in the … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Moved to Tears

Moved to Tears they move from the Bay State mountains south to Connecticut’s shore move to the land of bratwurst and cheeses to Sheboygan and back to the Blue Ridge for more move to the land where the roadrunner races … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ A Poet’s Prescription

A Poet’s Prescription thank you for sharing these moments with me for reading words arranged mindfully a poem can convey what a poet might say how they think about life how it all goes peacefully pondering it’s ebbs and flows … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ A Career in Independent Hospitality

A Career in Independent Hospitality Brooks Bradbury 1. It will bring you to places and present you with situations you have never imagined. 2. Whatever you give, it will ask even more of you–and challenge you each day. 3. The costs … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Something Gave

Something Gave red blood on a white hot sidewalk officers in blue an outline in chalk lost in the cracks humanity cringes at the unravelling lives of souls on the fringes disenfranchised sanctuary lost forgotten and hurting the real human … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ When the Drones flew Over at Night

When the Drones Flew Over at Night bloodshed flows from countless hearts in collisions of religious might techno-precision response unleashed and the drones flew over at night human kindness threatened an epic battle is on the rise evil’s rampant rage … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ An Ancient Trail

On An Ancient Trail where it leads from and where it leads to on an ancient trail narrow and true footprint on hoofprint paths worn and clear evidence of Appalachian souls who once passed by here compacted in the sunken … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ These Words

These Words these words are written simply my own a seeker on faraway trails out here, a long way from home these words i’ve written could hardly convey answers to questions or even the way if our paths cross and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Little Lives

Little Lives no one knows how any soul could live by limiting their own pushing exhausted onward strives life’s victor alone let us dream big out on the edge and let us not lead little lives and after striving there … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ My Father’s Son

My Father’s Son when you look at me my father’s son i hope you see all he had done to guide a kid through his youth over the years long past his own his name and face passed on and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Appalachian Soul

Appalachian Soul into these mountains life is sacred and whole i came in search of Appalachia’s soul into these mountains hollers and coves on native trails in Nature’s groves into these mountains Appalachian folk thrive as ever, adapting strong as … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn maybe when you crash and burn you’ll come back again and maybe you’ll learn some lessons then like life’s rewards are what you earn what your gifts afford when you discern it was never about you what’ll … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ The One Left Behind

The One Left Behind Brooks Bradbury in pondering a person’s soul male or female generally each a role nonetheless each bears its toll present day issues of gender transition present new ways to help brave souls in painful positions but … Continue reading

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