George, it's up to me to share with you these thoughts on the page.
Virtue is indeed its own reward. However, that's hardly the only reward virtues have to offer.
I want to thank you again for delivering my first lesson in the Tao Te Ching with the flip-side to "Lady Madonna" indeed.
"I'm into throwing away all my crummiest tapes and songs," I told my neighbor Gray.
"Ah! A purge."
"Right. It's different when it's voluntary, not like losing stuff to fire, flood or legal maneuver."
"Making room for the new."
"Yes, Gray, yes. Sculpting the archive".
My standards are higher now. And some tunes are transitional -work songs - more important as process than as something to present. It's liberating…Continue
Inelegant rhymes with which to compromise
The uncivil sentiment
Pliers screw drivers down to size
Idle dreamers awake with effort
To prevent the sleep sand barnacled bloodshot eyes
From duning down the very ones they seek to therapize
Who stirs up the pot? Who sorts this one from the rot?
Scrubs it from the bottom, slurps it from the top
Who looks for the hot spot, churns butter in the crock
Turns the tide, rolls the rock, holds…