Posts tagged ‘Contemporary Art’
“If you are writing about baloney, don’t try and make it Cornish hen, because that’s the worst kind of baloney there is. Just make it darn good baloney.” —Leo Burnett
Grill ice-cold cuts on low heat:
subdue spitting blistering fat,
like stinging zingers in a spat.
Thaw if frozen. Warm for treats.
No matter how you slice it, it’s still baloney.
Had the dons been awake,
the cause of the effect would
have retired the Science don
to New Jersey.
Scientific research can reduce superstition by encouraging people to think and view things in terms of cause and effect.
Mad lover’s poems
compress a rosy garden
in compost and rain
The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
Demagogues flouting the law
Horseless carriage runs on straw
Holy man worships a whore
It’s late, but wait, there is more
Armageddon will start with the news media.
“Take those flying reindeer, Santa’s red and white color scheme, and his jolly disposition, for example. They are all probably linked to the use of hallucinogenic toad stool in ancient rituals.” —Roger Highfield
‘Twas the night before Christmas of a hazardous year
Santa was safe at home with the clan of Claus
Elves were loading gifts in Santa’s new sleigh
Reindeer were dreaming in their stalls
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
―Clement Clarke Moore
“Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.” —W. Somerset Maugham
Does the blossom sniff the bee
In their pollinating ecstasy
If we breathe the scent of goodly grass, the fragrance of spices, the aroma of good fruits, we pronounce a blessing over the pleasure.
―Shmuel Yosef Agnon
In my dream I see her rarity
at a smart picture gallery
to which her heart is the lock
and my art the key
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
―Don Miguel Ruiz
“There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.” –Friedrich Nietzsche
“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” –Rumi Read more