#637

Nov. 10th, 2009 03:00 pm
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The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
~Friedrich Nietzsche

#636

Nov. 9th, 2009 11:34 pm
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For you there'll be no crying
For you the sun will be shining
‘Cause I feel that when I'm with you
It's alright, I know it's right

And the songbirds keep singing
Like they know the score
And I love you, I love you, I love you
Like never before
~Eva Cassidy

#634

Nov. 5th, 2009 11:58 pm
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Aruba, Jamaica, Bermuda, Bahama, Key Largo, Montego, the Florida Keys

#632

Nov. 3rd, 2009 10:56 am
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“Why is your bedroom filled with playpen balls?”

#630

Oct. 29th, 2009 04:41 pm
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The hour struck thirteen on All Hallows' Eve. Shadows scattered, werewolves howled, witches began to brew their potions. All was normal in the depths of hell. And on Earth, the night was shining.

#629

Oct. 28th, 2009 10:46 am
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About the Shark, phlegmatical one,
Pale sot of the Maldive sea
The sleek little pilot-fish, azure and slim,
How alert in attendance be.
From his saw-pit mouth, from his charnel of maw
The have nothing of harm to dread,
But liquidly glide on his ghastly flank
Or before his Gorgonian head;
Or lurk in the port of serrated teeth
In white triple tiers of glittering gates,
And there find a haven when peril's abroad,
An asylum in jaws of the Fates!
They are friends; and friendly they guide him to prey,
Yet never partake of the treat--
Eyes and brains to the dotard lethargic and dull,
Pale ravener of horrible meat.
~Herman Melville

#628

Oct. 27th, 2009 02:49 pm
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A group of friends start a horror story club...and the stories begin to come true.

#626

Oct. 24th, 2009 11:01 pm
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ornithophobia (fear of birds)

#625

Oct. 22nd, 2009 10:34 am
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Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
~Charles M. Schulz

#625

Oct. 21st, 2009 04:10 pm
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If you ever find yourself bailing your crush out of jail, it might be time to find a new crush.
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Elan that lifts me above the clouds
into pure space, timeless, yea eternal
Breath transmuted into words
Transmuted back to breath
in one hundred two hundred years
nearly Immortal, Sappho's 26 centuries
of cadenced breathing -- beyond time, clocks, empires, bodies, cars,
chariots, rocket ships skyscrapers, Nation empires
brass walls, polished marble, Inca Artwork
of the mind -- but where's it come from?
Inspiration? The muses drawing breath for you? God?
Nah, don't believe it, you'll get entangled in Heaven or Hell --
Guilt power, that makes the heart beat wake all night
flooding mind with space, echoing through future cities, Megalopolis or
Cretan village, Zeus' birth cave Lassithi Plains -- Otsego County
farmhouse, Kansas front porch?
Buddha's a help, promises ordinary mind no nirvana --
coffee, alcohol, cocaine, mushrooms, marijuana, laughing gas?
Nope, too heavy for this lightness lifts the brain into blue sky
at May dawn when birds start singing on East 12th street --
Where does it come from, where does it go forever?
~Allen Ginsberg

#622

Oct. 19th, 2009 12:05 pm
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The office coffee machine breaks. All hell breaks loose.

#620

Oct. 16th, 2009 12:50 pm
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A klutzy general is ordered to a nothing outpost that turns out to be pivotal in the ongoing war.
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