"There's not much doubt in any of our minds that no complete idea springs fully formed from our brow,
needing only a handshake and a signature on the contract to send it off into the world to make twenty-five billion dollars.
The germ of the idea grows slowly..." - Walt Kelly

Wednesday, December 28, 2011


It's all in the translation,
the careful deduction of meaning
and divination of intent.
Impossible, you say?
To transform our machinations
into something real, something good,
takes but a moment
and a degree of demolition.
Then we'll know what we see
and what we mean
when we make a resolution
not to go through this again.

Playing on my iTunes at this very moment:
Timbre Timbre, Creep On Creepin' On


  1. The hardest part is sticking to it.

  2. It's that "degree of demoltion" that keeps some away from progress. Excellent write.

  3. it's better not to resolve things that you know will only fail.wonderfully expressed

    Happy New Year

  4. You've captured the mood of us all.

  5. ah, yes... finding oneself in familiar, undesirable territory... sometimes the lessons require repetition!

  6. Good point, undercaws. And everyone else, thanks so much for reading!

  7. I resolve not to resolve. Very good point you've made here.

  8. So true about intent. So much of our communication and conversation is interpretation. We express so much with expression and gesture there is plenty of room to read between the lines. Thanks for your thought-provoking piece.

  9. Hey, I like this. Luminair puts it well.