Master Zhuang prepared his joke meticulously
though he had no time for foolishness,
knew nothing of April
and the prank was in no way amusing
That the public does not understand much of science
and happily watches astrologers on daytime TV
is said to be a great embarrassment for them.
If the public knew anything about science
they would taunt me about 'Dark Matter' all the time
which would certainly be uncomfortable
§1. The Revenant
As a game of golf disfigures a walk
so the ill-judged gurning of Leo et al.
ruins an otherwise thrilling meditation
on American landscapes.
The Good Dinosaur does the same thing better.
§2. On an over-filled omelette
Rectify the name,
thus restoring harmony -
it's a fritata.
The clocks went forward Sunday morning
then we took the boat to Holland overnight.
Now it's Monday, late, past my bedtime
and I'm at home in Groningen
On the Maya exhibition at the Drents Museum
In this scene we see the young K'awiil Chan K'inich
piercing his penis with a stingray spine
for ritual purposes,
or so he says.
And some retranslations of captions. (The original translations were better than serviceable, but not especially musical.)
Precisely what purpose
these bone fragments served
Analysis of the wear pattern shows
that these "bone fragments"
were also used for something;
it is unclear what.
These bone rings
may have been worn on the fingers,
but other uses are quite conceivable.