I remember writing lines as punishment when I went to elementary Catholic school. Lots of them, for different puerile reasons. I only remember they were a waste of time.
Time drains the colors from the best of dreams. The world becomes grayer. Decline knocks us down. Everything fades. Everything goes. Everything dies.
Is the heart just a pump? Or could it be more?
“Decline is also a form of voluptuousness, just like growth. Autumn is just as sensual as springtime. There is as much greatness in dying as in procreation.” ~ Iwan Goll
The separate but equal doctrine makes equal an exception. It doesn’t work at any level.
“I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth.” ~ Karl Lagerfeld.
No laundry room, no pantry, no parlour, no conservatory, no foyer, no den, no library, no sunroom.
Sometimes it’s hard to understand why some people call our bodies an illusion, a vessel, and imagine spirituality outside of the drama of life, with all its contradictions and shortcomings.
“What do you do when things go wrong? Oh! You sing a song!” ~ Snow White.
VERB. SAP. is an abbreviation for ‘verbum sapienti sat est’. It means ‘a word is enough to the wise’. In today’s world, we would probably write ‘PERIOD!’
Redemption. Resurrection. Renewal. Improvement. Reclamation. Restoration. Transformation. Recovery. Revitalization. Salvation. Deliverance. Liberation. Emancipation. Release.
The Bank of England, one of the oldest in the world, is custodian to the official gold reserves of the UK. The vault, beneath the City of London, needs keys that are three feet long to open. It holds 4600 tons of gold, which have a current market value of £156,000,000,000.
Initial symptoms following exposure to sarin are a runny nose, tightness in the chest and constriction of the pupils. Soon after, the victim has difficulty breathing and experiences nausea and drooling. As the victim continues to lose control of bodily functions, the victim vomits, defecates and urinates. This phase is followed by twitching and jerking. Ultimately, the victim becomes comatose and suffocates in a series of convulsive spasms.
No one is a rotten tomato!
You don’t step into the same river twice… it is constantly moving.