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Archives for April, 2011

Haunted

HAUNTED From night to day to night again the clock’s hands grasp illusions. Love knows nothing of time. Love knows passion, fever, reaching for someone to hold onto forever. Like a sorceress, or prankster witch, you left your memory in the dark to haunt me each night when I turn out the lights. I sleep […]

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Get Off My Lawn!

    “Our temperaments differ in capacity of heat, or we boil at different degrees. One man is brought to the boiling point by the excitement of conversation in the parlor. The waters, of course, are not very deep.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson, Eloquence[1]) What happens when two different forces meet? Do they blend, or do they […]

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The Big Chill

Days bleak, bitter with winter. No heat in their building, night coming quickly, Manny’s wife stoic, kids colic, “holding money” gone with the economy. “I prowl streets.” Manny tells me. “Ghostly with all these drifts, past shut down workshops, factories. STOCKS SOAR, BANKERS OPTOMISTIC, UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES DISAPPOINTING, HOUSES STILL FORECLOSING. Tattered newspapers flutter down the […]

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How Many Time The World Has to End For Us To Learn Our Lesson?

We’re getting closer and closer to that dreaded 2012 Mayan Apocalypse and I see the world is not happy with fearing just that. Every day we hear about devastating storms, earthquakes (and subsequent tsunamis, as the Japanese tragedy still holds the headlines), various religious figures with more or less global authority and recognition terrify us with […]

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Jay Chou Rulz! Listen to Mama's Words. ^^

曲: 周杰倫 Qu: Zhou Jie Lun Music: Jay Chou 詞: 周杰倫 Ci: Zhou Jie Lun Lyrics: Jay Chou Translation: eminemjamesuk & Ling – www.jay-chou.net 小朋友 你是否有很多問號 為什麼 Xiao peng you, ni shi fou you hen duo wen hao, wei shen me Little children, do you have a lot of questions, why 別人在那看漫畫 我卻在學畫畫 對著鋼琴說話 Bie ren zai na kan man […]

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