puff of smoke

image: austin kleon

Down in the Canyon

Oh nine oh two what a time to be blue. What a place for heartache and heat. You wrap your fingers around godness and restrict, redistrict, reapportion us on the path to hellion days.

Nothing good is coming, nothing fair awaits us.

You say things have been this bad before, but we’ve heard that 1850’s before—and proffered at these late dates—and at such exorbitant prices? It’s beyond late—we’re overdue for a reckoning—we’re headed for a wreck. We are functioning wreckage.

We are Wile E Coyote looking up at the anvil headed toward our head.

(Cut. Long overhead shot.)

A puff of smoke below in the canyon.

image: warner bros.

“One is often told that it is a very wrong thing to attack religion, because religion makes men virtuous. So I am told; I have not noticed it.”

— Bertrand Russell / “Why I Am Not a Christian”

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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