“Are people crazy? People waited all their lives. They waited to live, they waited to die. They waited in line to buy toilet paper.” Charles Bukowski.
So the year that was January has come and gone then, and whilst the US moved one goosestep closer to what Orwell portended as a vision of the future,
“I wish I could spend my days, lost in the pursuit of paint, all in the name of a greater journey-THAT greater journey.” Me-November 18th 2009
“People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to let them know how dreadful war is, and to stimulate peoples powers of resistance” Otto Dix. “What’s the bravest thing you ever did? He spat in the road a bloody […]
“…he wondered if Mozart had any intuition that the future did not exist, that he had already used up his little time. Maybe I have too, Rick thought as he watched the rehearsal move along. This rehearsal will end, the performance will end, the singers will die, eventually the last score of the music will […]
“It was as though they consciously cast themselves as outsiders. An undermining confederacy within this outwardly god-fearing and respectable house. A commitment to the sadness of being white trash” -Gordon Burn, Happy Like Murderers
“How can I save my little boy From Oppenheimer’s deadly toy? There is no monopoly of common sense On either side of the political fence” Russians- Sting
“Dragging their Jesus hair. Did I escape, I wonder? My mind winds to you Old barnacled umbilicus, Atlantic cable, Keeping itself, it seems, in a state of miraculous repair.” Medusa-Sylvia Plath