Tuesday, May 15, 2012

IT’S LIFE AND LIFE ONLY




















As our so-called leaders relentlessly drive the planet deeper into the material swamp, both politicians and captains of industry too plainly demonstrate that not only are they arrogant narcissists and mendacious thieves – which is to be expected – but also wholly inept arrogant narcissists and mendacious thieves – which is easily ten times worse. Meanwhile the loss of Duck Dunn reminds me that I have reached an age when members of my extended peer group are dropping like flies. In a moment when the aches and pains became tiresome I was heard to mutter that I was starting to know how the good Dr. Thompson felt before he offed himself. My comrades looked at me in horror and I had to explain that I might be hitting the codeine, but I really had no intention of going down on my Colt 1911. In fact, life serves me well. The despicable Rebekah Brooks has been charged with conspiracy and I can gloatingly watch her squirm on TV. The Deviants seem set fair to do well in the coming months, new poetic ideas are starting to flow, and good shit that I can’t quite going into yet is appearing on the horizon. To make my life affirming point, I even quoted Dorothy Parker on the subject of survival…       

“Razors pain you;
Rivers are damp;
Acids stain you;
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful;
Nooses give;
Gas smells awful;
You might as well live.”

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7 comments:

JoHnny ~ said...

life is beautiful, that 'ginger minger' is going down..do ya bird bitch, four yrs would be nice, even in an open nick, ya banged up at eight..hahaHa

of course I feel sorry for the family..after all I pretend to care ~

54865465 said...

life on the physical plain blues.


to johnny:
horses, horses, horses

54865465 said...

Mick, is it you in this picture?

http://makemyday.free.fr/wk12.jpg

Mick said...

Hell no. I don't wear nail varnish and my rings are far more gothic.

54865465 said...

hahaha, that's what i thought.
here's another picture with your name on it in the web:

http://perfectionofperplexion.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/cats.jpg?w=720&h=535

Mick said...

That's not me either. It's Charlie Murray.

stu said...

in 1975.nice chap,met him when he was blast.