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Peter Stavropoulos Peter Stavropoulos Male, 56, Australia (6/1/2014 6:16:00 PM)

“Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple." - Pete Seeger

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  • Rookie - 50 Points Alexander Rizzo (6/5/2014 12:29:00 AM) Post reply
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    that doesnt justify triteness peter. sorry.

  • Freshman - 1,020 Points Peter Stavropoulos (6/4/2014 7:23:00 PM) Post reply

    “The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.” -Walt Whitman

  • Rookie - 50 Points Alexander Rizzo (6/2/2014 8:17:00 PM) Post reply

    peter, that seeger quote doesn't really apply to literary poetry. if it were true, only hallmark poets, and jingle writers would be revered.

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