a fool in the forest


  • A fool, a fool! I met a fool i' the
    A motley fool; a miserable world!
    As I do live by food, I met a fool
    Who laid him down and bask'd him
        in the sun,
    And rail'd on Lady Fortune in good
    In good set terms and yet a motley

    As You Like It,
    Act II, Scene 7

    L'homme y passe à travers des
        forêts de symboles
    Qui l'observent avec des regards

    Les Fleurs du Mal,

    [T]here is almost no subject-matter, and what little one can disentangle is foolish....
    One would call the style verbose, except that by definition verbosity is the use of words in excess of the occasion, and there seems to be no occasion.

    Yvor Winters,
    Forms of Discovery, Ch. 7

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    December 15, 2004


    Cowtown Pattie

    Quite good! Yes, decidedly cool.


    Bloggity, bloggity
    Thinking poetic’lly
    Writing this crap that I'll
    Stick on the ’Net...

    Pounding the keyboard
    How long, O how long, Lord,
    Have I been doing this?
    Gee, I forget.

    To come up with a post
    Is like Hell. There I roast,
    Straining for topics
    And dripping with sweat.

    Lift that writer’s block curse:
    When in doubt, write some verse!
    Today, double dactyl -
    Tomorrow, son-NET!

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