And yes, simple language can be used to great poetic effect, as shown by Auden and cummings and Leonard Cohen
I find the lines wonderfully evocative.
Brilliant stuff DW, I think the first six lines are the best of your work that I have seen. Super.
Donald might win the race to be President of the USA but then again he has as much chance of winning a 100m race against Uain Bolt.
What confused me into think you may have put those “options for this story” was that mistakenly thought Gillian Schutte had written the main article and these were so different in tone.
On closer inspection I […]
Hahahaha Jeaniu, that is lovely humour indeed, posting that four times. Lovely intentional irony..
You mention that “this is a long post” but is that not because you posted the whole article twice ?
Very good article by Gillian Schutte, hopefully lots of people read it. I do however take it that the “Options for this story” paragraph at the top is yours, Jeanius, even though you include it under her name ?
Count Czardas is fine and dandy, thank you for asking. My brain occasionally sizzles and my eyes sometimes go murky but so far nobody has braai’d or eaten me down at the dumps.
How’s young Dolorez ?
“that” not “hat”
I’m buying, and when Dolorez publish’s her “Ten Legendary Tequila Tales, I’m buying hat too !
Look who is back on the blog ! Very pleased to see you back here, young lady.
Why do you link this bathroom design, as tasteless as it may be, with mother/daughter sex games ?
The basins are not to my personal taste but as they are basins why do you refer to them as piss pots?
czardas commented on the post, Me and Bobby Mcgee : a frilly introduction to the romance of dying, on the site A drunk in a midnight choir… 1 year, 1 month ago
I originally popped in to say that “a drunk in a midnight choir”is one of the very best lines in all rock ‘n roll.
Then I read the post.
And its very good. It rminds me of something another blogger a few years […]
this is very good indeed.
(These season’s greetings are courtesy of that excellent band Mecury Rev)
And To All
inner star astronauts and winter solitude savorers,
warm weather worshippers and faraway neighbors,
burlesque banshees […]
Very nice DW and I think I will have another glass myself !
Welcome back Kolobs. I just mentioned you in my most recent post and here you are, back in the game.
1. A book.
I bought a book recently from the Thursday market at the hockey fields. I paid R5 for it but had to bargain the seller up somewhat to secure that price as she only wanted R2. […]