Oct 20 2009

NPR- This American Life David Rakoff

Nathan, at one of the outlying tables,

his legs tangled up in the disc jockeys cables,

surveyed the room as unseen as a ghost,

while he mulled over what he might say for his toast.

Though the couple had asked him for his benediction,

seemed at odds with them parking him here by the kitchen.

That he’d shown up at all was still a surprise,

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Sep 13 2009

John Godfrey Saxe’s Blind Men and the Elephant

Is very like a snake!”

The Fourth reached out an eager hand, And felt about the knee. “What most this wondrous beast is like Is mighty plain,” quoth he; ” ‘Tis clear enough the Elephant Is very like a tree!” Continue reading