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Dreams are what you wake up from.

14 years of Livejournalling, and hopefully, more to come.

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:: The Cobweb ::
-- Raymond Carver --

A few minutes ago, I stepped onto the deck
of the house. From there I could see and hear the water,
and everything that's happened to me all these years.
It was hot and still. The tide was out.
No birds sang. As I leaned against the railing
a cobweb touched my forehead.
It caught in my hair. No one can blame me that I turned
and went inside. There was no wind. The sea
was dead calm. I hung the cobweb from the lampshade.
Where I watch it shudder now and then when my breath
touches it. A fine thread. Intricate.
Before long, before anyone realizes,
I'll be gone from here.


:: Design ::
-- Robert Frost --

I found a dimpled spider, fat and white,
On a white heal-all, holding up a moth
Like a white piece of rigid satin cloth --
Assorted characters of death and blight
Mixed ready to begin the morning right,
Like the ingredients of a witches' broth --
A snow-drop spider, a flower like a froth,
And dead wings carried like a paper kite.

What had that flower to do with being white,
The wayside blue and innocent heal-all?
What brought the kindred spider to that height,
Then steered the white moth thither in the night?
What but design of darkness to appall?--
If design govern in a thing so small.


And if by design our fates are ruled
Precious moments, then, accrued
Are like strands of cobweb quivering.
Fragile into thin air
Nothing. Once

Inspired by Carver, Frost and this entry.

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Spiderman says "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibilities"!

And how did Mary Jane reply?


"I don't wanna get pregnant yet!"

Gosh! I love Robert Frost Poem!!

I do.. I do..

-Random Bummer-

Which one of his do you like best?

An Old Man's Winter Nights


so brooding.
why so?

And who created these designs,
And the governed the winds that break the cobwebs?

i'm doing robert frost's poetry for 'a' levels and i must say i like quite a few of his works. 'the onset' and 'birches', in particular, appeal to me.

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