I’ll Cast My Net No More

A.E. Rivenbark

RIP to Gene Wilder, here’s an older poem

Pull up the anchor one last time
Then thrust my oar into the foamy brine
Often have I churned
with arms that burned
My home became a darkened speck
Resting upon the horizon's deck
I'll cast my net no more
For the far away shore
And I'll no longer dwell
Within Poseidon's swell
My calluses I've earned
For Siren's graces I've yearned
My eyes still watered and burned
The oars quicken as I churned
But I'll no longer cast my nets
To fill with inky regrets
I bid farewell to my family first
A salty sea to quench my thirst
Life's adventures have passed me by
Now in my funerary vessel I lie
And I'll cast my net no more
For the far away shore

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Throwback The ’90s – The ‘Tuck It In’ Trend



Remember what Julia Roberts was wearing as Vivian Ward in the last scene of Pretty Woman? A loose fitted white Tee underneath a black oversized blazer with shoulder pads, AND she tucked the white Tee into her high waisted jeans.

Pretty Woman was a big hit in 1990 and so was Vivian Ward’s wardrobe. The inspiration from her last outfit of the movie had soon extended to tuck-in everything: from Tees to shirts to sweaters and turtlenecks…
Of course, you’d complete this smart look by wearing the ‘oversized blazer’ – although in the ’90s, they were not considered ‘oversized’, they were just considered chic!

There are currently lots and lots of ’90s comeback looks. However, the girls now who interpret the ’90s trends are mostly thin; super toned and often tanned, whereas the ’90s, women embraced big hair and voluminous clothing and they were much more laid back about their…

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