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Orange October

It was autumn, the springtime of death. Rain spattered the rotting leaves, and a wild wind wailed. Death was singing in the shower. Death was happy to be alive.

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My Writing

Most Days, It All Came Down to Coffee and a Sketchbook

(Twenty days ago, after meeting with my friend Melissa at the 7th & Pecan Starbucks here in Charlotte, North Carolina, I drew this portrait of Robin Williams when he attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California about 1968 or 1969.) 381 more words

(Claude and Marcel LeFever were speaking French. This simultaneous English translation is being beamed to the reader via literary satellite.)

Notable Quotable

The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent not of passion.

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Notable Quotable

paradox will

“Don’t ever bet against paradox, ladies. If complexity doesn’t beat you, then paradox will.”

Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Literature

make it personal

“That’s your problem” said the Chink. “Actually, I’m not much more concerned with tribal situations than I am with mass populations. Most groups are herds and all herds are a mess. 110 more words

Literature

like custard

Anarchy is like custard cooking over a flame; it has to be constantly stirred or it sticks and gets heavy, like government.”

Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Literature