Word Play

Poetry Friday

FOR NOTHING Earth a flower A phlox on the steep slopes of light hanging over the vast solid spaces small rotten crystals; salts. Earth a flower by a gulf where a raven flaps by once a glimmer, a color forgotten as all falls away. A flower for nothing; an offer; no taker; Snow-trickle, feldspar, dirt. […]

Word Play

Quote of the Day

Sausalito Trash Prayer Sausalito,             Little Willow, Perfect Beach by the last Bay in the World,             None more beautiful, Today we kneel at thy feet             And curse the men who have misused you.   — Lew Welch (1926 – 1971[?]), American Beat poet who disappeared in May 1971, presumed to have committed suicide. His body was never […]

Cycling

And they’re off!

From cyclingnews.com comes word that “Cipollini and Ball’s relationship on the rocks”: The relationship that was started last fall in a Las Vegas discotheque could come to an end if Mario Cipollini does not get his say in the management of Rock Racing. The Italian, who came out of retirement at the age of 40 […]

Current Events

Speaking of Adnausea …

From the Wall Street Journal (subscription required): On the Web, Signs of a Click Recession Google Feels Pinch As Ad Growth Slows; Sweeter Deal for Yahoo? By KEVIN J. DELANEY February 27, 2008 Internet advertising may be showing itself more vulnerable to a consumer slowdown than many in the industry had hoped, according to new […]