Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Stuff of Story

The need to see a pattern
in a mysterious universe is as old as the human race.
Arnold Toynbee
We tell ourselves stories
in order to live
Joan Didion
In the beginning God
created heaven and earth.
The Bible
The most beautiful experience
we can have is the mysterious.
Whoever does not know it 
and can no longer marvel,
is as good as dead.
Albert Einstein 
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by 
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

A. A. Milne
In the beginning, untold millions of wiggle-tailed thingies were ejaculated by my father 
into my mother's vagina to begin their    
immense journey swimming up the vast cavern 
of her uterus to begin their life-spawning assault
on a single egg that - for one brief
miraculous moment - managed  

to swim up my  mother's
uterus  to....   
But was it fun?

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