Thought: Let it bleed…

Ran into a friend who mentioned she admires Derrick Jensen, and that she has this on a stickie on her computer:

“Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page. Everything else is just editing.”
Derrick Jensen

Kinda reminds me of what Arlo Guthrie says:

“Song-writing’s just kinda like catching fish–you sit there and pull them out as they go by – though I think it helps to be upstream from Bob Dylan.”

Another angle: Worldview, with Steven Wright, from the second mouse

Steven Wright
Steven Wright

If you haven’t met Canadian comic & philosopher Steven Wright, it’s about time you did. To make it easy, here’s a primer on the way he sees things, in his words:

All those who believe in psychokinesis raise my hand.

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met.

OK, so what’s the speed of dark?

How do you tell when you’re out of invisible ink?

If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.

Support bacteria – they’re the only culture some people have.

When everything is coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane.

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy. Read more “Another angle: Worldview, with Steven Wright, from the second mouse”