Here is this week’s list of blog posts, poems, short films and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
Learning About Liquor. If only everyone had this attitude about moderation!
Loom. At first I couldn’t believe this short film was animated. It does become more obvious later on in the story, though. I wonder how soon we will reach a point in which people won’t be able to tell if what they are watching was created on a computer or actually happened?
This quote from In Which I Promise Not to Call Myself Fat should be posted everywhere:
I will not criticise my sisters for how they look or live, casting uncharitable words like stones, because my words of criticism or judgement have a strange way of being more boomerang than missile, swinging around to lodge in your own hearts.
Butterfly People. Confession: sometimes I fall into the habit of believing that the image other people project (including but not limited to what we see in the media) is who they actually are inside and that I’m the only one who second-guesses my decisions, has bad days or just doesn’t know what to do in a certain situation. This is the funniest, most creative approach to butterfly people that I’ve ever seen!
From What Work Is:
We stand in the rain in a long line
waiting at Ford Highland Park. For work.
You know what work is—if you’re
old enough to read this you know what
work is, although you may not do it.
Forget you. This is about waiting,
shifting from one foot to another.
I haven’t read anything noteworthy this past week. What have you been reading?