Tags » Utterances

Happy Feet

We are penguins on the wrong continent, and somewhere someone is bulldozing our eggs.

"Many Bird"

The first time I heard my daughter using this was when we were rehearsing if it was ok for a stranger to kiss her.

I asked, “Can Uncle (term used to refer to anyone older, not familial relation in this context) kiss you?” 66 more words

Short Writing on “Performative Utterances” and How to Do Things With Words

Typically, scholars in literary theory and philosophy interpret Austin’s deliberations on speech acts in “Performative Utterances” and How to Do Things With Words as attempts to establish definite limits on the new, self-proposed distinction between performative and constative language. 410 more words

J.l. Austin

Guttural Utterances

Maybe guttural and maybe just utterances that we don t consciously make. I am talking about perhaps whacked out breathing that makes noises, words or phrases, sighs, baby type sounds, screams, anything that you may have noticed coming out that you didn t intend upon. 54 more words

I have come ...

I have come to abandon Self to Her place in sweet nakedness on the altar … where others have been to mock her mattress of petals woven of forgotten flowers and the feathers of sky songs … She will not bleed when they cut her breast, … for she has become a vision at last. 8 more words



There’s a lump on my chest
Letting it go seems to be best
Putting my heart into rest
Will I pass this endless test?

There’s a hand covering my mouth… 40 more words


Utterances~by Paul F. Lenzi


“Out of the Woods at Walden Pond”
Painting by Rita Brown
From pixels.com

was a time
when I thrived
among men
and machines
of free enterprise… 124 more words