Thursday, May 05, 2016

Poetry Break: Disinformation

Boil Over

Modern Science:

A watched pot never boils isn't true.

I've looked down those non-Euclidean tracks and seen that watched pot start boiling where those parallel rails meet. My point is that the watched pot does boil . . . after an infinite amount of time.


Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Poetry Break: Diminishing Returns

Feel the Charisma!
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Diminishing Returns
Godliness is next to cleanliness.

Not quite like saying "Cleanliness is next to godliness," is it? Diminishes godliness, somehow, don't you think? Implies that cleanliness is the standard toward which to aim . . .


Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Poetry Break: Feel Frust!

Can Stock Photo 3,986,275
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A lesson in frustration:

Feel Frust!
You can't always get what you want . . . or need.

Try some time. You'll see.


Monday, May 02, 2016

Poetry Break: Little Lawbreakers

Baffled Ape
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Lead us not into strange idioms . . .

Little Lawbreakers
God help those who just can't help but help themselves!

This doesn't mean what you think it means, you baffled anthropoid, and who gave you leave to be here, anyway?


Sunday, May 01, 2016

Poetry Break: Tiny Terrorists

Cherry Bomblets
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Some have visions of grammar:

Tiny Terrorists

You can't make a bomblet without breaking a few legs.

But as for a bomb . . . a few more appendages are asked for.


Saturday, April 30, 2016

Poetry Break: Horse Sins

Gift Horse
Hans Haacke

The importance of "of":

Horse Sins
Never look a gift horse in the mouth of.

And never end your sentences in a preposition . . . unless you want to.


Friday, April 29, 2016

Poetry Break: Tardiness Incentive?

The wisdom of clods:

Tardiness Incentive?
The early bird catches the worm, eeyuck!

You go on ahead . . .


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Poetry Break: Engrish Tee-Shirt?

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Do not commit calligraphy:

Engrish Tee-Shirt?
Excretion is the greater f*rt of bowels, or?

Sounds almost Shakespearean! 'Tis pity it's a horrible pun . . .


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Poetry Break: Nowheresville

Nowheresville, USA, 2013
Lorenzo Laiken

Let's visit nobody's hometown, because nowhere is now here:

There's no place like home, but utopia.

Silly Simile . . .


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Poetry Break: Humble Pie

Eating Crow
Crow on Menu

Hungry? Okay, here's the deal:

Humble Pie
There's no free lunch, or I'll eat my words.

And since my words are empty, there're no calories!