Dying/broken/forgiven.... now I begin

Born: 17-06-56....gemini.... monkey
re-born: 3-09-80
born again\found: 14-04-08
other notable dates: 10-03-68; 03-09-87; 23-03-96;
1-05-98; 31-01-02; 5-04-04

Interests: movement, stressed/transgressive embodiment, lived experience (body\space\time\relation)
expression ( word, dance, text, image, story, music, poetics)
learning, yielding......

Hopes for the blog:
offer up the wild intersectedness of lived experience and engage others in creative, expressive, perhaps irreverant, hopefully playful, and respectful encounters....
enact kindness
create moments of pause for disclosure, discovery, stillness

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

In the news.....

There's a word for that....

Crowds gathered at the site of an unexpected collision earlier this week at the opening of a Chapters bookstore in Niagara Falls. A cube van carrying a shipment of dictionaries and thesaurusae was t-boned by a large pick-up truck attempting to get through an intersection on a swiftly changing amber light. No injuries were reported, but the driver of the pick-up was vocal in his displeasure over on-site law enforcement's confiscating of his supply of 500 rubber chickens. Onlookers were shocked, dismayed, distraught, agitated, bothered, distressed, perturbed, nonplussed, troubled.......

11 comments:

  1. this little bit of silliness is a response to yet another marvelous prompt from Jon at expressivesubjects..... thanks, Jon!

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  2. ha ha ha ha Best post of the morning so far. great to see what happens when the absurd meets the sublime.

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  3. silliness is healthy and is the laughter you have provoked in me this am. thanks.

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  4. I'm glad to see a little silly in your morning.

    Clearly the driver underestimated the legal implications of buoyant chickens on the loose in the Falls.

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  5. HMM I would have wondered about rubber duckies...
    Fun post
    Linda

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  6. The Greeks had a word for it, even if the thesauruses didn't!

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  7. made me laugh, a good thing at the weekend.

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  8. WM- thanks for the ha ha's--- much appreciated
    Gerry-- glad to hear this was a good giggle maker
    Linda--- I agree; rubber duckies would have too silly altogether!
    Non Anon Tom-- I'm not usually a morning person but this was an inspiration not to be denied; glad you enjoyed
    Dave --what did the Greeks NOT have a word for...hah! glad you liked the Latin tweaking of the plural
    Madame -- I imagine a wordsmith like yourself enjoys a little humour at the expense of vocabulary once in a while; thanks!

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  9. Pisces--- well, thanks! I like it when the funny is a nice surprise
    Jimmy-- what a sweet talker..... I like it!!

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