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Poetry of Mad Men – Kierkegaard & Pierre Reverdy

Boredom is taken to be the worst evil. Immersing themselves in pleasure, whether sensual or intellectual, aesthetic people live overwhelmingly for the moment, in search of yet another self-gratifying experience. Pierre Reverdy and the poetry of Mad Men. Musings on desolation and the moment.

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Life of a day

But there are so few days as compared to people, not to mention dogs, that it would be surprising if a day were not a hundred times more interesting than most people.

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Red

The shirt was white. like snow. elegant like a city dweller. though – as I spread it over my hands, I noticed the wear and tear of intense torture

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Are you sure…

….the best thing that ever happened to television is LOST. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vn2hlXVDZQ Oh, look around you Look down the bar from you at the  faces that you see Are you sure that this is where you want to be These are your friends But are they real friends Do they love you as much as me […]

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Marginalia

A few greasy looking smears and next to them, written in soft pencil- by a beautiful girl, I could tell, whom I would never meet- “Pardon the egg salad stains, but I’m in love.”

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Remembering Lennon

He was the man of peace but admitted to being violent in the past – to being a ”hitter” of women. When idealists are found to be flawed, as they always are, it is invariably used to discredit their ideal.

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The Best Cigarette

Smoking used to be sexy, it used to be a sign of that creative energy symbolized by Albert Camus and Hemingway and Picasso and Guru Dutt and MT Vasudevan Nair and a thousand other literary geniuses. Smoking isn’t sexy anymore. Cigarette smokers are outcasts in almost all walks of life.

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