blunt essays with sharp points
Jun 21, 2003 1:37 AM–
Have you heard her?
Mari, clad in blue and pearls.
Put her words to your ear and hear the ocean roar.
The rain drop.
Have you seen her?
Dia Anna, Queen of the Forest, Queen of Childbearing, Queen of Beasts.
She attracts and parts crowds with a smile.
Her eyes start fires.
Do not stand in her way.
Have you touched her?
Her flesh yields like a ripe peach.
A taste changed me.
Now she is my real food, my real drink.
I eat bread, drink wine, only to reassure my friends.
Mortally hungry, her mouths engulf me.
Our bodies bend the grasses.
Hammer and anvil, a spark is struck.
Our blood ablaze, we fuse like Hermaphroditos.
Leaves burst from the Ashes.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes they fool you by walking upright.
What part of “Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn” don’t you understand?
Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life. —Terry Pratchett
Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig. —Robert Heinlein
Do not ask why the past was better than the present, for this is not a question prompted by wisdom. —Ecclesiastes 7:10
Power lines abruptly stopped causing cancer in 1997 after the U.S. National Cancer Institute conducted a better study. —Robert Parks
Встретимся под столом! (Vstretimsja pod stolom: To meeting you under the table!)
The more you cry, the less you’ll pee.
Relish the love of a good woman.
It’ll never get better if you keep picking at it. —advice from Judge “Maximum” Bob Gibbs