"In the dawn, armed with a burning patience, we shall enter the splendid Cities." —Rimbaud
Purgatory wasn't cooked up until the 12th century. Before that, it was Heaven or Hell, me hearties. People didn't get baptized till right before they died, because if you sinned after baptism, oops, straight to Hell.
"Someone stole your bag while you were in the john.
You didn't say you wanted me to keep an eye on it"
George Eliot said: "It is never too late to be what you might have been."
I feel ready for whatever comes next.
Especially if it's lunch.
"Till human voices wake us, and we drown"
I sleep I sleep & still I drown
did you place yourself between me & the poem?
the poets who don't surf
lie broken in the backwash
Veblen counted devout observances as one of the four occupations,
together with government, sports and war,
that the leisure class deems appropriate to its magnificence.
"I owe my superiority
to the fact
that I have