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High Coo – June 16 – Bloomsday

As an Irish American, I’m intrigued by the allegation that Ulysses is the greatest book ever written in the English language.

Today is Bloomsday which celebrates the book, the author, and all of the wonderful quotes from this challenging, eccentric and lengthy book. Today’s haiku is composed from two of its popular quotes:


“We can’t change the world

but we can change the subject …

shut your eyes and see!”

And here’s a couple of links that are well worth checking out: