josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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25 Feb '07 07:58:44 AM

On the bus, in the morning, an old woman had a long conversation with the couple sitting next to her. Their names were Virginia and Cleveland.

There is a joke in there somewhere.

23 Feb '07 05:32:27 PM

'I can't wait until I'm old enough to feel ways about stuff.'

17 Feb '07 03:09:50 AM

'mentally ignorant'

16 Feb '07 06:54:57 AM

The more I listen to 'New San Antonio Rose', the more I wonder what I'm missing out on by not knowing what's new about it.

9 Feb '07 05:17:22 AM

First thoughts upon waking up this morning: Frank Sobotka working a shift on someone else's union card, Frank Sobotka turning up in the harbor.

No significant thoughts followed - just a feeling of unease.

8 Feb '07 08:01:24 PM

'But how many codgers can make you believe Alicia Keys better get a head start and not stare too deep into his eyes when she spies him in her rearview?'

8 Feb '07 06:12:45 AM

'mock mockers after that'

2 Feb '07 04:32:05 AM

'At the same time, another force prowls the edge of the field, bitterly observing that a table is that which supports a meal, a text one is reading, and the lamp one reads it by; that people have been born, have fucked, and have been laid out to die on tables; and that this observation makes the very use of the example appear silly, and the contention of the two schools seems as frighteningly frivolous as a formal tea party going on while the enemy mines the garden and the servants sell the house itself, piece by piece.'

31 Jan '07 05:31:13 PM

'every work of art is an uncommitted crime'