Mar 31

As all living things in this universeMake the Force that binds them all together,We, the Jedi, are destined to traverseThat mystical essence that we tether.Within from birth, that guiding sense of might,Which makes us one heartbeat ahead of you,Allows us access to the second sightAnd brings us strength to do the things we do.We are…

Mar 30

With her painful passing, the artists eulogizeWith oil and words and speedy, solemn phrasesThey say their last goodbyes. Vincent van Gogh, Dutch post-impressionist painter, was born today in 1853. Tom Sharpe, English satirical novelist, was born on this day in 1928. Eric Clapton, English guitarist and songwriter, was born on this day in 1945. Queen…

Mar 29

Sleazy leader pointing the fingerSouthwards to the freezing coldAnd then kneeling, with pious method. John Major, British politician and Prime Minister, was born today in 1943. Charles Wesley, English religious leader of the Methodist movement, died on this day in 1788. Robert Falcon Scott, English naval officer and polar explorer, died on this day in…

Mar 28

Slapping in on with styleThen spiraling across the peaksTo exile from the motherland. Raphael, Italian renaissance painter and architect, was born today in 1483. Maxim Gorky, Russian writer, was born on this day in 1868. Maria von Trapp, Austrian matriach of the Trapp Family singer, who inspired the movie “Sound of Music”, died on this…

Mar 27

The engine of creationCuddled under the bonnetPowering the avenger with golden hair. Quentin Tarantino, American filmmaker and actor, was born today in 1963. Henry Royce, English engineer, car designer and businessman, who founded Rolls Royce, was born on this day in 1863. Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian, died on this day in 2002.

Mar 26

Elise was happy in her big sleepUntil the mad dog’s growlingAwoke it’s bearded master. Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer, died today in 1827. Walt Whitman, American poet, and journalist, died on this day in 1892. Raymond Chandler, British – American author, died on this day in 1959. Noël Coward, English playwright, died today in 1973.

Mar 25

The queen comes out, stands with arms aloftAnd stares into the skyAs the rocket-man blasts off. Aretha Franklin, America singer, was born today in 1942. Elton John, English singer, was born on this day in 1947.

Mar 24

Performing the great escapeInto the centre of the earthTo become a legend of the beautiful game. Harry Houdini, Hungarian-born American illusionist and escapologist, was born today in 1874. Steve McQueen, American actor, was born on this day in 1930. Jules Verne, French Novellist, Poet and Playwright, died on this day in 1905. Johan Cruyff, Dutch…

Mar 23

At the end he gets thrown inThe black stuffAnd comes out golden. Alan Bleasdale, English screenwriter, was born today in 1946. Steve Redgrave, British rower and Olympic gold medallist, was born on this day in 1962.

Mar 22

The ultimate canvass,His final frontier,Laid out for transformation,Like a Faust-made pact with the devil. Anthony van Dyck, Flemish Baroque artist, was born on this day in 1599. William Shatner, American actor, famous for his role as James T. Kirk, was born today in 1931. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and statesman, died on this…