The Alex Gross "Shokie" print I ordered arrived this evening. I am very happy with it even though it might be seen as a very sad image.
...but he is on fire, surrounded by butterflies...
What you can't see in the on-line image is "sorry" erased from the small blurb-bubble next to the bird.
from The Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille
they are not under any circumstances to take part in massacres, and that the
news of massacres of enemies is not to fill them with satisfaction or glee.
from Slaughter House Five
by Kirt Vonnegut Jr.
troubled cylinder #2
"...must know where Earth is if the antenna is to be pointed properly... where the sun is and atleast one bright star..."
Sagan Pale Bule Dot
Rule One: One entity per ride; no teams,
Rule Two: No artificial intellegence;
whatever's out there won't stop for a smart machine, at least not the kind we
know how to build.
Rule Three: Recording instruments are a
waste of space; they always come back blank.
Hinterland by William
Tonight I ordered a print of this piece by Alex Gross. It had been on my mind for the last several months. http://alexgross.com/prints/Print_shokei.html
...the lake's floor exists floorlessly,
and is shore exists shorelessly.
Its water feels itself neither wet nor dry
and its waves to themselves neither singular nor plural.
from VIEW WITH A GRAIN OF SAND by Wislawa Szymborska
I begin to realize that during the past thirty-odd years I have been in the dark; but now I must be extremely careful. Otherwise why should that dog at the Chao house have looked at me twice? I have reason to fear.
From A Madman's Diary by Lu Hsun
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