Posts tagged ‘Senryu’
“Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.”—Drew Carey
Head of human resources
Weaned in a square barred playpen
Bred for the egg-crate rat race
Gleaned the art of sneering then
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
On the rive gauche in French
One is not maladroit
Who hangs left for a stretch
To gain la route à droite
Beside the path
Sometimes people need to take the wrong path in order to lead them to the right one.
When Underwood dings
I stop typing till
I’m done sharpening
My Blue Pencil
Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.
They meet by serendipity,
in a surreal mirage of tile;
paired and spared for eternity,
to stand on the mosaic mile.
What is called good society is usually nothing but a mosaic of polished caricatures.
—Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” —Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Shakespeare’s Prince of Denmark tells his scholarly pal, Horatio, of encountering a talking ghost wearing his late father’s armor and crown: an absurdity undreamt in Horatio’s philosophy, with which he is endowed by the enlightened rational faculty of the Bard of Avon.
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one’s own opinion.