20 May 2009

New Pocket Dictionary of America -- John Cotter

Relationship: an erotic compromise
Dog: where you put your heart
Desert: a myth in reality’s clothes
Books: mirrors too small to hold

Frame: that which is framed by something else
Meditation: opening the mouth within
Myth: that which did not transpire
Music: when a dream shakes it’s sleep off and speaks

Air: that which connects us
Fingers: thin bodies waiting to be born
Cowboy: the transcendental shepherd; the shepherd what’s-his-name
Fingernails: sunglasses for your hands

Source: www.pith.net, 2004.

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