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john_morelis: Irish MEP Clare Daly Names & Shames EU & America Over State-Sponsored Te...

toluini: “He wrote his own poems only because it pleased him in sorrow, and made him happier in happiness : a simple and perhaps irritating position, which is both subtler and more invulnerable than it looks.” - from Peter Levi’s introduction to John Clare’s BIRD POEMS

wereontheditch: Fianna Fáil TD Cathal Crowe used the Irish version of his name (MacConcradha) when he applied for permission to build his third home. In the successful application – since appealed to ABP – Crowe didn’t declare he already owned a home in rural Clare.

NathanBarta3: District 66 incumbent John Marty ran in district 40. DFL activist Clare Oumou Verbeten was elected to this seat 78%-18%, with a Libertarian taking 3%. District 66 contains northwest St. Paul, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, and part of Roseville.

nebrbar: Thank you John McWilliams of Gross Welch Marks Clare, for your article in the March/April issue of The Nebraska Lawyer on "Citing Unpublished Cases: Illustrations and Suggestions."

WilsonPostNews: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

ThePortlandSun: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

MorningsOnMain: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

MJ_Chronicle: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

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GallatinNews: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

DicksonPost: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

ConnectionRC: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

ClarksvilleMain: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

ccoexchange: A Taste of Nashville segment on Clare Cunningham with John Dwyer and Devon O'Day. MORNINGS ON MAIN STREET - MAR. 28, 2023 with host Stefanie Miller |

DBelbin: several things I'd not heard (like Syd going to see an early performance of Dark Side) + tribute to John Clare (who's discussed in my latest, DMTN, too) & Ian Sinclair's great book about him, Edge of the Orison. Well worth a read if you're of a certain age

BetoReitenbach: Clare Caulfield, View Over Parisian Rooftops

atShoalstone: “To the world's end I thought I'd go And o'er the brink just peep adown To see the mighty depths below.” John Clare

IdleTalk12: The Spring comes in with all her hues and smells, In freshness breathing over hills and dells (John Clare) Photo Credit: Aimea Saul

ThreeJacques: Can't go wrong with some John Clare. This is First Love. I ne’er was struck before that hour With love so sudden and so sweet, Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower And stole my heart away complete …

creepycrawl1es: currently sad that john clare's books are so hard to come by here

PeterSt35237312: Elton’s john on his birthday

backtolife_2023: Climate Hypocrite John Kerry Defends Globalists Flying Private To Davos “No, I didn’t fly private while I was in this job. It’s just a misnomer. I’ve had one, maybe two private flights, which are US military flights in order to get to China during COVID,

holland_tom: "I could not fancy England larger than the part I knew" - John Clare

QuesuenaenREAL: Rudimental - Not Giving In (feat. John Newman & Alex Clare)

abelmike: My sense is them knowing John Walker now has the actual names of those who were going to be subpoenaed, is enough to put him in perilous danger. Keeping quiet isn’t the solution. He needs witness protection and the opportunity to name the scoundrels who may now be behind these…

clare_areu: sorry seems to be the hardest word - elton john

newsouthpub: For a long time, the Australian Signals intelligence (or Sigint) story has been kept secret. Until now… Discover Revealing Secrets by Clare Birgin and John Blaxland. Out May 2023. Pre-order your copy via your local bookshop or online now.

LesterW51639863: Pedophiles and traffickers arrested and charged under the Trump administration: Anthony Weiner, Allison Mack, Keith Raniere, Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, George Nader, Clare Bronfman, Ed Buck, John of God, Jean-Luc Brunel, and Ghislaine Maxwell.

ordinarytimemag: Clare Briggs: John T McCutcheon’s Canvas

RTFireflyEsq: we sat upon And now the thymes in bloom but where is pleasure gone John Clare

john_self: Or Sarah Moss, Sarah Hall, Philip Hensher, Gary Shteyngart, Roddy Doyle (stories), Clare Pollard...

RHSHAKESPEARE: Clare Booth’e Luce, who was U.S. ambassador to Rome at the same time; Ray Cline, another ex-CIA official; and John Connally, then a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Their message, which doubtless reached the pope, was unequivocal: Eurocommunism.was

TwyfordRising: The round pond on Fritton Common, here be the tiny dragons of great crested newts. Also a soundtrack of 'chippychaps', as John Clare called chiffcaffs, jackdaws, great tits, song thrush, & a curious day flying bat.

oneforjoybook: ‘There is a charm in Solitude that cheers A feeling that the world knows nothing of A green delight the wounded mind endears After the hustling world is broken off…’ – John Clare

davemilliken0: COPRODUCERS: · Age NI · CLARE · The Tell It Like It Is (TILII)) Group · Recovery College · Reflections on Coproduction – DoH · Mount Oriel SW and Student SW · VOYPIC · Belfast Trust Carers Network · John and Briege (Everton)

kovesi1: Here’s a thing we did during lockdown: 10 poems with 10 brief essays, by leading scholars, marking 200 years since John Clare’s first book of poems was published. Happy World Poetry Day.

siadvance: A Long Time Coming: St. Clare’s girls capture 8th grade A state crown, after Covid nixed previous years

StGregoryCA: Msgr. John took the opportunity to drop into our grade 7 classrooms this morning to remind the students to attend confessions this afternoon from 4-6 pm at St. Clare.

fairliehope: ‘The Crow will tumble up and down At the first sight of spring And in old trees around the town Brush winter from its wing…’ — John Clare, Crows in Spring

echolivecork: Cork v Clare: John Horgan is enjoying the good vibes on Leeside after a promising league start

CBDrew: Found Rudimental as a gym song a few years back. They have been a pleasant mixture of pop and electronica! Enjoy!!

moh39075831: Hill tops like hot iron glitter bright in the sun, And the rivers we're eying burn to gold as they run; Burning hot is the ground, liquid gold is the air; Whoever looks round sees Eternity there.,John Clare, Poems Chiefly from Manuscript,eternity, nature, poetry,

incontextmedia: “You, sickening war generals, who sit in here and will these men to their deaths, you make me sick. We need peace, we need dialogue.” Irish MEP Clare Daly talks about the need of diplomacy and dialogue to end the War in Ukraine.

GeltnerJonathan: Apropos of :: Clare Coffey :: ’s bulletin I noticed last night about epistolary novels, may I inquire which such novels people on here prefer? I think my favorite of all time must be John Williams’ Augustus . Williams was one of the finest American nove…

ordinarytimemag: Clare Briggs: John T McCutcheon’s Canvas

ordinarytimemag: ReUP: Incoming from Clare Briggs: John T McCutcheon’s Canvas

krassenstein: BREAKING: Hunter Biden has just sued the Delaware repair shop owner, John Paul Mac Isaac, citing invasion of privacy. Below are some added details of this suit: - Hunter Biden and his lawyers filed the suit this morning in U.S. District Court in Delaware. - The counterclaim…

eyebeams: Interesting - went to the British Library to bone up on Sonnets written outside the mainstream was unimpressed. Returned tonight to read/ listen to this outsider > John Clare - what a magnificent poem > did its poetry thing and left me speechless:

NLNDP: Meet our Panelists Elizabeth Davis is a member of the Sisters of Mercy of Newfoundland and Labrador. She was the Administrator of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s (1986-1994), and President/CEO of the Health Care Corporation of St. John’s (1994-2000).

Unlucky_BMO: *BORN ON THIS DAY (MUSIC)* 1919: Nat King Cole 1941: Paul Kantner 1944: John Sebastian 1959: Mike Lindup (Level 42) 1962: Clare Grogan (Altered Images) 1967: Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) 1972: Melissa Auf Der Maur (Hole) 1975: Justin Hawkins 1990: Hozier

BrianShieldsAr1: Imaginings on John Clare young - 'Confusions in Time and Space' and old - 'Murmur (of Mary)' After referencing Hilton,his death mask and the only known photo

StreamingVideo_: A couple of seasons of the TV Series Moone Boy are on sale today on Amazon for 9.99 Starring: Chris O'Dowd, David Rawle, Deirdre O'Kane, Peter McDonald, Sarah White, Aoife Duffin, Ian O'Reilly, Clare Monnelly, Norma Sheahan, Ronan Raftery, Mark Doherty, John O'Dowd .

welfordwrites: Mouse's Nest, a poem by John Clare. A look at a short poem by England’s “peasant poet” that bears comparison with a much better known “mouse” poem by Scotland’s Robert Burns. Click the link!

kovesi1: “With loves & friends & feelings all to meet”. Blissing out with John Clare.

summerrkk: I long for scenes where man hath never trod A place where woman never smiled or wept There to abide with my Creator, God, And sleep as I in childhood sweetly slept, Untroubling and untroubled where I lie The grass below—above the vaulted sky." John Clare

_ChrisDeWeese: John Clare, writing birdsong in 1832

LubbockSymphony: ONE WEEK until Spring SOUND! Chamber! Curated by John Clare, the Vegas-inspired "Lucky Sevens" will feature works from living composers: John Adams | Shaker Loops Kevin Puts | Seven Seascapes Paul Moravec | Vince & Jan: 1945 Get your tickets today!

cadensailaway: “City’s are nothing less than over grown prisons that shut out the world and all its beauties” -John Clare

StreamingVideo_: A few seasons of the TV Series Moone Boy are on sale today on iTunes for 9.99 Starring: Chris O'Dowd, David Rawle, Deirdre O'Kane, Peter McDonald, Sarah White, Aoife Duffin, Ian O'Reilly, Clare Monnelly, Norma Sheahan, Ronan Raftery, Mark Doherty, Patrick McDonnell, John O'Dowd

ot_ordinarian: Incoming from Clare Briggs: John T McCutcheon’s Canvas

ordinarytimemag: Clare Briggs: John T McCutcheon’s Canvas

Clare_A_Briggs: Today's cartoon in Ordinary Times: John T McCutcheon’s Canvas

jdmccafferty: John Holles c.1565–1637, 1st Earl Clare (The University of Nottingham). Clare was comptroller of the household of Prince Henry Stewart until the latter's death in 1612. Wonderful coat too.

LGB_1962: Unlike the US to talk sh!te, and Peston to believe it. Submarines were first built by Dutch inventor Cornelius van Drebel in the early 17th century. Even if you look to modern submarines that was Irishman John Philip Holland, born 1841, County Clare, Ireland Happy to help.

ArthurLWood: Langley Bush by John Clare Read by Arthur L Wood— listen here:

AkanKwaku: Former footballer John Barnes has completely smashed it here, have you got a minute? Go on, give it a listen.

clanwhelan: Galway come from seven points down to get back to winning ways against Clare ||

RTFireflyEsq: The ploughman hears and turns his head Above to wonder why: And there a new nest nearly made Proclaims the winter by. John Clare

TheCarceri: GOOD READ: David Vincent's 'A History of Solitude' is a look at doing nothing at all covering the poetry of John Clare, the “networked solitude” of the internet, and the cult of mindfulness including a section on solitary walking as with Wordsworth, I wandered lonely as a cloud.

fcF4qyJAxNzAEHN: In this podcast, we talk about Rattenbury, John Clare, Gilbert White, a gang of sixteenth-century plasterers, and Kevin Borman as fell-runner.

GypsyFarmTech: Great day up in East Clare dealing with Ivor, setting up his first GPS system on both a Kubota and a John Deere tractor - transferring between tractors took only 30 seconds! Thanks for your business Ivor!

Bolwarracolt1: John Pesutto attempted to debate the Dictator about IBAC. Watch the skinny armed Dictator try to box as he looks at his corrupt ferals.We all know he can only abuse women & hasn't got balls to front myself. Watch him.People support this. RIP Jane Kitching I know what he done.

ArthurLWood: An Invite to Eternity by John Clare

Jeremy_boypoet: Sunday Sonnet: Gipsies by John Clare

PhilipProudfoot: John Barnes absolutely smashes this interview, no notes, 10/10. Let the British revolution be led by football players. I'm convinced.

platospupil: The hazel blooms, in threads of crimson hue, Peep through the swelling buds, foretelling spring. Ere yet a whitehorn leaf appears in view, Or March finds throstles pleased enough to sing. –John Clare (1793–1864), English poet

passerine123: I long for scenes where man has never trod - John Clare

kovesi1: The Firetails Nest by John Clare (these days we commonly call this bird the redstart, in the UK).

spidervampss: and john clare on my wrist bc he’s that bitch

LibrarySheet: A Clare Benediction – John Rutter (Arranged for Piano Solo sheet music) John Rutter Short Interview with John Rutter (2016) Please, subscribe to our Library. Thank you! Best Sheet Music download from our Library. A Clare Benediction – John Rutter (

Amerika25736681: When you look at the sensitive, intelligent faces of the English Romantics- this is John Clare but they all have the same look in this era, when the industrial revolution is just beginning- and you can see there is a bright and terrible intellect in there...

barristerpoet: I’m writing a lyrical poem inspired by the work of John Clare, fuelled by wine and takeaway. Head hurts.

kovesi1: It's a withered brake & crimpled leaves & frozen plain of a day - this sonnet by John Clare seems spot on:

Paperbacks_Plus: "We become what we love." ~Saint Clare of Assisi ❤️ "Saint Cecilia" (1895) by John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) (

z_djagaba: Yet simple souls, their faith it knows no stint:Things least to be believed are most preferred.All counterfeits, as from truth's sacred mint,Are readily believed if once put down in print,John Clare,gossip, liars, lies, rumors, rumours, truth,

TeamSportsAid: John Dickinson-Lilley, a retired British and European champion para skier who campaigns for disability and LGBTQ+ rights, shares what accessibility and inclusion means to him ⛷️   ▶️

LubbockSymphony: Meet our curator for Spring SOUND! Chamber! John Clare is a friend of the Lubbock Symphony, hosting our ClefNotes series at many of our Masterworks concerts and the host of SiriusXM’s Symphony Hall. Purchase your tickets for “Lucky Sevens” at

QuesuenaenREAL: Rudimental - Not Giving In (feat. John Newman & Alex Clare)

Hepworthclare: NOTE to Rishi Sunak. Prime Minister re Gary Linekar's criticism of the "small boats"Govt bill. May I refer you to a wise quote from Paradise Lost. "Give me the liberty to know, to argue freely according to conscience " (John Milton) You're welcome. Clare.

JustOneWeeWorld: What do the following have in common? John Swinney Humza Yousaf Keith Brown Mairi Gougeon Shona Robison Michael Matheson Jenny Gilruth Angela Constance Tom Arthur Kevin Stewart Jamie Hepburn Mairi McAllan Clare Haughey Elena Whitham Christina McKelvie.

john_self: Pleased to see Jacqueline Crooks and Louise Kennedy on here. Sad not to see Elizabeth McCracken or Clare Pollard.

LubbockSymphony: TWO WEEKS until “Spring SOUND! Chamber"! Curated by John Clare, this concert will feature works from John Adams, P.D.Q. Bach, Kevin Puts, and Paul Moravec. Join us on March 21st at 7:30 PM at the LHUCA Icehouse. Tickets are available at

daraobriain: Ah, he’s corrected it! So: John Fenton’s goal from the ground; Jamesie O’Connor’s winning pint for Clare in 1997; Setanta’s strike to kill that dog. All fine. But this strike surely ranks above them all, a blow so perfect they immediately stopped playing cricket in Lords forever.

Sauce_curator: Discover The Holy Six by Michael John Clare



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rodney lipan : john clare you are one of the best writer of any nature of love poem
Ioana Virginia Bolba: John Clare is a wonderful poet. At first sight, one may think he is superficial, but going into details, we discover an intuitive poet, writing only about what he himself felt (not thought), and offering an interesting life lesson, an example of how we should enjoy small things and, most of all, against that rude running after money and not understanding what life actually means.

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