4.12.07

soft things









































smudges
leftovers
sedatives
velvet
milk
sighs
marshmallows
far-off resonant booms
cashmere
bellies
oxygen (jim's idea)



*things to take on an island with you*


a musical saw
pinafores
binoculars
the dictionary in several languages
electricity
a friend
oil rig (jim's idea)
dessert
courage


*things with centers*


targets
russian nesting dolls
conch shells
accordians
tadpoles
chocolates
spider's web
thoughts
pinwheels
absence
the middle ear


*inborn things*


perishability
pulses
evaporation
entropy
sneezes
algebra (jim's idea)
fear of falling
wonder (wonder = curiosity + doubt)
bones


*uninteresting things*


committees
home shopping network
parking lots
taxes
many other things that are not intrinsically
uninteresting, only uninteresting to me

3 comments:

Jake & Kristin said...

are you sure it's "sedaTIVE" and not "sedaGIVE", my young frankenstein? :-)

Anonymous said...

Yes! The first thing on your list of things to take on an island with you is the musical saw.
I couldn't agree more. Do you play?

'Saw Lady'
www.SawLady.com/blog

Julie R said...

jake! where are you?

saw lady, i wish i played. but i figure i could learn if i brought one with me on an island.