This is part one of a series called Organ. Organ is a poem consisting of seven stanzas, the first of which is written into this piece.
Mamselle Day, Mamselle Day, come back again! Slip your clothes off!—the jingling of those little shell ornaments so deftly fastened—! The streets are turning in their covers. They smile with shut eyes. I have been twice to the moon since supper but she has nothing to tell me. Mamselle come back! I will be wiser this time.
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THE DEPRAVITY OF ETYMOLOGICAL SCAVENGER HUNTS
THE DAMNED THING
By Ambrose Bierce
Making Feet And Hands
Eye standing up eye lying down eye sitting
Why wander about between two hedges made of stair-rails while the ladders become
Everyone calls Dunce ‘Dunce’. Everyone thinks that Dunce is an idiot. I used to think so too but not any more.
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I’m 36% of my way through James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. It’s as mad as I was hoping for and I can’t wait until the end to share some of my favourite lines so far…
Hello, here I am look me up tell me what you think.
See the man of 40 some years expose reality through imagination.
Come and listen to the tale, get a snack. Have a drink.
That of a Duel in France by G. E. Farrow
This week’s short story is Forrest J Ackerman’s The Record. It was printed in the first edition of Ray Bradbury’s fanzine Futuria Fantasia in 1939. Bradbury was in his late teens at the time, and only four issues of the fanzine were published. Other contributors included Robert A. Heinlein, Damon Knight and Hannes Bok.
The World Saw Dance
Got a problem? Just pick up the phone. It solved them all—and all the same way!
by KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
I hope you enjoy it. I use chance methods to create my poems, drawings and paintings. I’d love to hear from you if you do the same!