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The Down Days
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karen karen said: " seemed like the right time to break this book out.

so far, during quarantine, i have made:


this is from the first chapter: Mild Irritation, which is a bad-day-town we passed ages ago, but it looked tasty, so i gave it a whirl. th
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karen karen said: " THIS YEAR'S MINI-CHALLENGES:

-i am going to go back to reading a free tor short a week.
-i am going to read a book each month that was given to me as a present that i haven't yet gotten around to reading because i am an ungrateful dick.
-i will once aga
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George Elliott Clarke
“All books are merely delayed dust.”
George Elliott Clarke

Hart Crane
“I wanted you, nameless Woman of the South,
No wraith, but utterly—as still more alone
The Southern Cross takes night
And lifts her girdles from her, one by one—
High, cool,
wide from the slowly smoldering fire
Of lower heavens,—
vaporous scars!

Eve! Magdalene!
or Mary, you?

Whatever call—falls vainly on the wave.
O simian Venus, homeless Eve,
Unwedded, stumbling gardenless to grieve
Windswept guitars on lonely decks forever;
Finally to answer all within one grave!

And this long wake of phosphor,
Furrow of all our travel—trailed derision!
Eyes crumble at its kiss. Its long-drawn spell
Incites a yell. Slid on that backward vision
The mind is churned to spittle, whispering hell.

I wanted you . . . The embers of the Cross
Climbed by aslant and huddling aromatically.
It is blood to remember; it is fire
To stammer back . . . It is
God—your namelessness. And the wash—

All night the water combed you with black
Insolence. You crept out simmering, accomplished.
Water rattled that stinging coil, your
Rehearsed hair—docile, alas, from many arms.
Yes, Eve—wraith of my unloved seed!

The Cross, a phantom, buckled—dropped below the dawn.
Light drowned the lithic trillions of your spawn.”
Hart Crane, The Bridge

Leonard Cohen
“a kite is a victim you are sure of.
you love it because it pulls.”
leonard cohen

Cormac McCarthy
cormac mccarthy

Franklin Pierce
“ouch, an egg!”
franklin pierce

adventures in thanksgiving 2017 (Cooking, Food & Wine)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 13, 2017 05:28PM
Description: a thanksgiving bounty!
adventures in thanksgiving 2016 (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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Description: a return to adventure-posting
adventures in food and fun XV (Cooking, Food & Wine)
14 chapters   —   updated Apr 16, 2016 04:18PM
Description: so much food, so much fun
adventures in food and fun XIV (Cooking, Food & Wine)
23 chapters   —   updated Dec 12, 2015 02:14PM
Description: more of the same
adventures in thanksgiving 2015 (Cooking, Food & Wine)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 28, 2015 11:06AM
Description: a holiday special with stuffing!
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