Friday, April 17, 2009


seen a man standin' over a dead dog by the highway in a ditch.
he's lookin' down kinda puzzled, pokin' that dog with a stick.
got his car door flung open, he's standin' out on highway 31
like if he stood there long enough that dog'd get up and run...

[bruce springsteen, "reason to believe"
from "nebraska", 1982]


  1. What's the significance of 40? (In Russian the word for 40 "sorok" is an exception and comes from the tribute paid to Genghis Kahn.)

  2. 5 apr was my fortieth year to heaven. the welshman's craft and sullen art was (unwittingly) complete by 39...


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