getting back into the groove of school(linguistics)
I talk and write on whiteboards, play soccer with refugees, and get people drunk/feed them for a paycheck. One of those is separate from the others.
Just kidding. I know. Figure it out yourself.
slips of the tongue in cheek
Mmmm grrrrll, quiet, droney arpeggios and chord progressions that surge and swell into exhilarating crescendos that rip me apart. Construct. Destruct!///
Give it to me poignant, sanguine, stringy, synthy, gloomy, glitchy, witchy, not in English, without words, with shrieks, moans, groans, laments. Make me dance.
Other things I listen to often are Radio Ambulante, a bunch of Radiotopia shows, DTFH, RISK!, The Speculative Grammarian, Conlangery, A Way with Words, blahbblahblhh
"Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you'd most like not to lose."
Book exchanging is great!
Lending(?): some Borges and Neruda, textbooks, comics, The Power of Babel
Borrowing: Hot Gobs! The Art of Glassblowing, Talk is Cheap, comics, textbooks, some Sontag, Snow Crash
^^^It'd be pretty funny if that's how I kept track of this.
** Yup this is how I'm keeping track of this.
I want David Attenborough to narrate my life.
Lately I consume lots of bahn mi, sinigang, pad thai, injira + wat, taco, pupusa, samosa, falafel, and dolma.
dwelling in the aether
Unfortunately, a lot of incoming messages make me marvel at evolution and I just want to tap obnoxiously on the glass, spit, throw shit, and leave. This is a strange comparison. I don't know where I'm going with this. I am going to stop now. Please be enriching.
-you're sui generis.
-you like the cut of my jib and yours won't make me feel like cutting you.
-you take seriousness humorously and humor seriously.
-you're not looking for something super duper serious, haha (polysaturated).
-kung gusto mong makipag usap sa Tagalog. I need practice.
-you're into glass/metal work.
-you want to shred the gnar.
-you want to go for a romp in the canyon.
-you want to go diving.
-you want to go dancing.
-you want to go.
Tell me a joke and/or send me a poem.