rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,
rejectomorph
flying_blind

A Thursday Like A Sunday

The ellipsis after "update" is gone. There is no longer an abbreviated version of the update page. It's the full update page all the time, from now on, apparently. I never used the short version, anyway.

It's very warm today, and smells very dry. Jays squawk, crows strut the street like models on a catwalk, and more of the mulberry leaves have turned pale yellow. A nap keeps trying to seduce me, even though I only woke up a short time ago. Ennui threatens. Woolgathering results.

Oh, hello Mr. M! Dropped in for a quick look?


Thursday-Like-a-Sunday Verse (Re-posted)


THE EMPTY HILLS

by Yvor Winters

-Flingtridge, Pasadena



The grandeur of deep afternoons,
The pomp of haze on marbled hills,
Where every white-walled villa swoons
Through violence that heat fulfills,

Pass tirelessly and more alone
Than kings that time has laid aside.
Safe on their massive sea of stone
The empty tufted gardens ride.

Here is no music, where the air
Drives slowly through the airy leaves.
Meaning is aimless motion where
The sinking hummingbird conceives.

No book nor picture has inlaid
This life with darkened gold, but here
Men passionless and dumb invade
A quiet that entrances fear.
Subscribe

  • Reset Twenty, Day Four

    After the septic pump truck woke me up just before ten o'clock Friday morning, I tried functioning for a few hours but finally fell back into bed…

  • Supplementary

    So I got back to sleep a bit before nine o'clock this morning, and a bit before ten I heard a piece of machinery start up outside. I thought it might…

  • Reset Twenty, Day Three

    As expected, Wednesday's laundry glitch led to further disruption Thursday, and my consequent sleep shortage led to a long nap from shortly after…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments