Sunday, April 27, 2008

6th of Easter Sundays

Orphans, Thomas Kennington

"I will not leave you orphans"
from the Gospel (John)

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Sunday, April 20, 2008

the fifth of e

Holy Trinity, Alcario Otero

"Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me?
The words that I speak to you I do not speak on my own.
The Father who dwells in me is doing his works.
Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me,
or else, believe because of the works themselves.
Amen, amen, I say to you,
whoever believes in me will do the works that I do,
and will do greater ones than these"
from the gospel (John)

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

once more, wait, curled up, motionless


"It seemed certain that, for as long as possible, she would have to wait, remain motionless like that, do nothing, not move, that the highest degree of comprehension, real intelligence, was that, to undertake nothing, keep as still as possible, do nothing."

Tropism (V)


I just finished Tropisms by Nathalie Sarraute and found it quite good. It is somewhere between the short-short and the prose poem. It has no point, no plot, no character. It is moderately poetic. It's oddest feature is its use of non-anteceded pronouns and non-anteceded references. They are little snap-shots in something larger, she is trying to achieve something more transient than Joyce's stream of consciousness. A very interesting experiment.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

e^Fourth

Anticipation, Tim McMeans

"Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart,
and they asked Peter and the other apostles,
“What are we to do, my brothers?”"
from the first reading (Acts)

Thursday, April 10, 2008

A Head Squozen is still just as sweet



Karl Pilkington, one of the greatest men alive, is being pestered by Ricky Gervais to do more podcasts. In this effort Ricky has started a blog, and a campaign of posterage has begun. I did my part.


Sunday, April 06, 2008

Easter 3: Hope


"my flesh, too, will dwell in hope,
because you will not abandon my soul to the netherworld"
from the first reading (Acts)


Hope Emerges From Behind A Storm Cloud, Jeff Soto


Tree of Hope, Frida Kahlo


Hope II, Gustav Klimt



Saturday, April 05, 2008

Casper the friendly ghost...

I watched this documentary on Daniel Johnston and it was very wonderful and very sad:


Here is one of his songs which is also very wonderful and very sad:



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