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The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond
Or you can "Like" our Facebook page below for updates on posts. Sign me up! RSS - Posts. Humor in America HA! Intelligent writing about humor and stuff. Write for us! It was just one of those nights, Just one of those fabulous flights, A trip to the moon on gossamer wings, Just one of those things. Are you my life-to-be, my dream come true? Day and night, why is it so That this longing for you follows wherever I go?
I get no kick from champagne. Some get a kick from cocaine. I get no kick in a plane. Flying too high with some guy in the sky Is my idea of nothing to do, Yet I get a kick out of you.
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I give to you and you give to me True love, true love. So on and on it will always be True love, true love. For you and I Have a guardian angel on high With nothing to do But to give to you and to give to me Love forever true. Again, Ella gives us the definitive version. I love California so…I always feel tops in the sunshine. Like this: Like Loading Posted in: Humor in America Tagged: cole porter , coleporter , ella fitzgerald , frank sinatra , gay and lesbian , Humor Studies , music humor , night and day.
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The German writer Wolfgang Goethe uses a 19th-century scientific term for the chemical attraction of certain substances, as a title for his most renowned romantic novel, Elective Attraction. In this novel wealthy aristocrats Eduard and his wife Charlotte decide to disrupt their routined life by inviting two friends, the Captain and Charlotte's beautiful niece Ottilie, to their palace.
Gossamer: A Story of Love and Tragedy
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