Saturday, January 14, 2006

Resistance is Futile

I can no long resist pull of the blog, I am being assimilated.... I got this from Dimitri Alexander's blog (and IF I could html I would have a link here - alas I am a newbie and cannot... which is also the reason my side bar is naked

Okay, this is how it goes

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Do what's actually next to you.

This is mine:

y el perfume que baila de noche, de rodillas,
(and the perfume that dances at night, on its knees)

I'd love to put the whole poem - the whole book in...

the Poem is Desespediente (Disaction) by Pablo Neruda from the book Residence on Earth.

I admit I had two books to choose from, but the other was a thesaurus... (okay okay also a book on htmling, but forget that! oh wait Hamlet too (my desk is a mess....) I picked the prettiest....