"Many times when logic steps in, common sense takes a holiday." - Lady of Light
Logic and Common Sense do not go hand in hand. Logic is what is taught as a way of thinking to come to a conclusion, whereas Common Sense is a natural way to come to a conclusion. Logic is not always the right...
Posted Dec 30th, 2012
A North Carolina police lieutenant explains to Pastor Butch Paugh his first hand knowledge of upcoming training exercises designed against American citizens.
The stairs are neither going up nor coming down.
This could be done if done slowly.
She puts the left foot down and then the right,
coming to rest on each step, each little stage.
Ah, she has arrived again on this small platform.
She grips the rail with her left hand,
the palm of her...
Some similes act like heat shields for re-entry
to reality: a tramp in flames on the floor.
We can say Flame on! to invoke the Human Torch
from the Fantastic Four. We can switch to art
and imagine Dali at this latitude
doing CCTV surrealism.
We could compare him to a protest monk
sat up the way...
Never had I desire to mend
hems or dangling buttons,
but tonight, though I can no longer
easy aim the frayed end
into the eye, though we squint,
needle and I, at each other,
and my hand trembles, yet feels true
the needle between my fingers...
I am a prodigy of despair.
In the womb I wailed the maternal night away,
gurgling like a monkfish under water.
My Francophile parents nicknamed me "Triste,"
although my schoolmates called me "Killjoy."
At age ten I wrote a book of epigrams
titled Despond: A Slough.
Sample: "Time teaches us that...
You lean disconsolate on your stool,
Sullen and certain
As minor royalty rusticated to this
Unhelpful climate of solvents, gaskets, pliers, and bolts.
Because they are new and manifold and useful
You feel their whispers against you. The staunch...