Category Archives: America

BrooksLooks @ Dark Matter

Dark Matter they say this all started with a great big bang fire and rain yin and the yang millenia passed left plenty of clues like how we crawled out of a primordial ooze we’ve come so far to get … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ The Great Quinnipiack Club Soup Controversy of 2006

AREA HEADLINES: “SOUP CONTROVERSY BOILS OVER!” “CLUB HULLABALOO OVER SOUP ON THE FRONT BURNER” “STIRRING THE POT IN CLUB SOUP DEBACLE” “SOUP BATTLE: A REAL BEEF!”              “STOCK POT TEMPERS FLARE” “AD HOC SOUP COMMISSION APPPOINTED” “Q CLUB ‘SOUP-GATE’ REVEALS CANNED … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Running a Remote Western Guest Ranch

Running a Remote Guest Ranch in Arizona “There is a tarantula in my room!” Thus began a three year adventure and a unique hospitality repositioning assignment in the Chihuahuan Desert of the American southwest. More specifically, my wife Susan and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ City on a Hill

City on a Hill Brooks Bradbury HE’S GOT A THOUSAND DOLLAR SUIT A MILLION DOLLAR SMILE HE’S GOT HUNDRED DOLLAR SHOES TIME TO SIT AND THINK A WHILE AND HE THINKS ABOUT THE HAVES AND THOSE WHO DO WITHOUT AND … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ One Life

One Life there at the outset we’re missing the smarts act less with our brains and more with our hearts we don’t even know that we don’t even know and the current of life continues to flow carried along as … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Turkey Creek Caldera

TURKEY CREEK CALDERA Brooks Bradbury CORONADO RODE RIGHT BY HERE THOUGH HE DIDN’T HAVE A CLUE THERE WAS GOLD IN CHIRICAHUA AND QUITE A LOVELY VIEW A SWEET, SECRET CHAPARRAL FORGED LONG AGO IN A FIERY HELL VIOLENT FORCES AND SEISMIC SHOCK … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Service

I Tremble I saw your face on Facebook today.You died serving our country.We’ve lost you at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.I can hardly breathe in gratitude.Your supreme sacrifice is overwhelming.My heart breaks for your proud family.And for each life you have touched.You … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Quasi Gray & Fuzzy

Quasi Gray and Fuzzy life is quasi gray and fuzzy while I hoped for more-finite i’ve received my share of nebulous while in search of black and white perhaps approximate and nearly is all we really get instead of crystal … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Delirium

DELIRIUM Brooks Bradbury YOU TRIED TO LEAVE YOU SOLD YOUR SOUL NOW IT’S YOU WHO’S IN THE HOLE SEEMS YOU WERE JUST A BRIDGE FOR US A HERE-TO-THERE WITH TOO MUCH FUSS YOU TRIED TO GET THE SHIP TO SINK … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Additional Therapy Required

Additional Therapy Required They were the matter-of-fact, high-wire requests every local innkeeper and inn-team fielded and responded to over the course of a frenetic summer in the Berkshires. These were life’s serendipitous brushes with greatness in sweet and personal ways. … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Backlash

BACKLASH it never ceases to amaze what people do and why, these days perhaps it’s me or global warming why such a spree of strange is swarming whom shall I tell? to whom complain? perhaps it’s me who’s gone insane … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Berkshire Dance

BERKSHIRE DANCE Brooks Bradbury Stockbridge Massachusetts 29 May 1999 It is invisible at first. You can’t quite perceive what surrounds you having arrived from points beyond with stress clearly visible in your eyes. The veins in your neck throb and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Native Son

NATIVE SON Brooks Bradbury 16 NOVEMBER 2013   THE GENERATION AFTER THE GREATEST ONE GREW UP PROUD AS NATIVE SONS HEIRS TO THEIR NEW BRAVE WORLD THEY RAISED THEIR FLAG NEW LIVES UNFURLED   FRESH CHALLENGES AND FUTURE SHOCK NUCLEAR … Continue reading

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