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Date Posted: 23:20:48 12/11/04 Sat
Author: doreen peri
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Subject: I knew the definition, thanks
In reply to: Takahishi Kawanapeachy 's message, ""It's all about connection and words are the vehicle in this media."" on 23:03:37 12/11/04 Sat

And I agree... words can be like that. So true. I make lots of connections with words. We're doing fine, thanks! Hope you are, too! 'Tis the season.... I love the winter holidays because the lights make everyone look happier for some reason... There's just something so warm about it. I like the fact that the pagan rituals combine with the myths. It's beautiful. I am going to proceed with the ritual tomorrow and bring an evergreen into the house, mount it on a stand and string lights around it. And for a month, my home will be illuminated with perfect lighting to view partial and complete truths, whatever they arel.

love to you.....


>If words be your vehicle, you're ridin' a rusty,
>spokeless unicycle that you hauled from the dumpster
>of a bankrupt circus for the handicapped.
>Make what ever connections you can with such a vehicle.
>Hope you and Lrot are well
>Garish: 1 -Marked by strident color or excessive
>ornamentation; gaudy.
> 2 - Loud and flashy: garish makeup. Glaring;
>dazzling: “Hide me from Day's garish eye” (John
>adj : tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy
>ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport
>shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry
>ornaments" [syn: brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, gaudy,
>gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry,
>>... not a "Poetry Jam"... It's just something fun to
>>do. No claim to great literature. Just people who like
>>to write stuff, inspired by the words of others.
>>*shrug*... it's the internet. It's all about
>>connection and words are the vehicle in this media.
>>Sometimes it's fun to let a garish of words gush.
>>>Fuck. I just took a peek at the online "poetry jams"
>>>over at studio eight.
>>>Why? That's all I'd like to know. The writing is
>>>sloppy, without point and uninteresting. Do any of
>>>participants actually think that anyone other than
>>>themselves will ever read it or ever be moved by such
>>>a hasty, garish gush of words?
>>>I guess it has more merit than jumping through the
>>>hoops of the control freaks at litkicks, and that's
>>>just a guess, but I'd be grateful if someone could
>>>point to an example where a poetry jam produced good
>>>Also, from reading the threads below, the most recent
>>>exchange of insults, it is clear that Senor Churlish
>>>has an obsession with anal rape and bestiality, while
>>>the other contributor is all hung up on booze, dope
>>>and location. It's all very strange, but infinitely
>>>preferable to reading the babble of a poetry jam.

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