Saturday, February 14, 2004

for teen th

anti-valentine cards (via fishbucket)

nice cards (via things)

victorian valentines (via Life in the present)

The Broken Heart
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, let’s remember we’ve all had our hearts broken. People on the street were asked to tell us about the jerk who treated them bad, and what they’d say to that jerk right now. .

from Octavio Paz Sunstone Fragments love is to battle, if two kiss
the world changes, desires take flesh
thoughts take flesh, wings sprout
on the backs of the slave, the world is real
and tangible, wine is wine, bread
regains its savor, water is water,
to love is to battle, to open doors,
to cease to be a ghost with a number
forever in chains, forever condemned
by a faceless master;
the world changes
if two look at each other and see
via Whiskey River

A few years ago a few australians voted for these favourite love poems. It's a shame they didn't archive the audio as Rachel Blake's reading of that old Hallmarked sonnet "How Do I Love Thee - which use to run on the ABC TV promo, was quite beautiful.

and speaking of the ABC, nice that they're running Suspicion later tonight at the close of the funny day.

Comments: for teen th

After Saturday I now know what the Bard was getting at.

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day."

43, hot and responsible for me not getting a wink of sleep.
Posted by Sedgwick at February 15, 2004 10:19 AM

Yep sounds like Mr Right to me

Posted by boynton at February 15, 2004 10:43 AM

of course he was younger on this side of the city,
around 41 I think.
and 26 overnight.
Posted by boynton at February 15, 2004 11:01 AM

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