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Malcolm Saunders

The writing on the wall


The moving finger writes and having writ:

“Sherry Langham is a bitch.”

Full feasted with a thumping head
Belshazzar regarded the wall with fear.
He summoned the sages of the nation
Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter.

“No! Truly sire, this is not bunny.
We cannot read a word.”

“Come Daniel. You tell me.
What does it mean?”

“Let me see!
Mene, mene, tekel and parsin
Belshazzar you're stuffed.”

The writing on the wall is clear.

Sherry Langham is a bitch.
Thu, 4 Oct 2007 10:18 am
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<Deleted User> (7790)

Urbis et orbis? Has this something to do with dog attacks? Belshazzar, of the gluttony, ends up being killed by a pack of dogs, I think? Sherry Langham, of the binge, is a 'bitch.' The hermetic quality of much graffiti, as opposed to the blatant obviousness of this -- but conjoined by the canine? Everything in the interpretation? Downfalls. A biblical king through his behaviour and excesses, a modern girl through her behaviour and her excesses... Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail are rabbits involved in a series of narratives, adventures about behavioural boundaries being broken and leaving them in danger-- they have that underlying morality but, outside their own stories/domains they are unable to resolve the mystery of meaning -- merely signifying non-bunnyness. But they do stand for good behaviour being rewarded.
Please tell me more!
Fri, 5 Oct 2007 05:36 pm
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