Nomological Net

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faults in the clouds of delusion

Friday, June 09, 2006

Just a passing phase

Okay, Evil MicroGoogleSoft Blogger won't let me upload my second set of pix from Wonderland, and I'm off to (Hooray) New Joisey (The Strip Mall State) for the weekend, so before I left I thought I'd take care of this. Three times over, and out!

1. I've got a little black book with my poems in.
2. Got a bag, got a toothbrush and a comb. (ya better believe it)
3. When I'm a good dog, they sometimes throw me a bone in.
4. I got elastic bands keepin my shoes on.
5. Got those swollen hand blues. (that too)
6. Got thirteen channels of shit on the T.V. to choose from.

7. I've got electric light. (how many phds does it take?)
8. And I've got second sight.
9. Got amazing powers of observation. (mmhmm)
10. And that is how I know - When I try to get through - On the telephone to you - There'll be nobody home.
11. I've got the obligatory Hendrix perm. (mary!)
12. And the inevitable pinhole burns - All down the front of my favorite satin shirt.

13. I've got nicotine stains on my fingers.
14. I've got a silver spoon on a chain.
15. I've got a grand piano to prop up my mortal remains. (and how cool is that)
16. I've got wild staring eyes. (really)
17. And I've got a strong urge to fly.
18. But I got nowhere to fly to. (except joisey. for now.)



Blogger wildflower seed said...

Slimey! But terrific! :)

6/09/2006 10:00 PM  
Blogger km said...

That's the funniest tag response I've ever read :)

TR, how long are you in NJ? I am outta pocket this weekend, but if you are around the next week, we could try and meet up for lunch.

6/09/2006 10:34 PM  
Blogger kundalini said...


6/10/2006 2:46 AM  
Blogger MockTurtle said...

Nicely done, sir!
...but no Gohills boots or fading roots?

6/10/2006 2:56 AM  
Blogger gIftoFwIngs said...

@TR - Waters saved u :)

6/10/2006 6:42 AM  
Blogger Salil said...

Amusing, very amusing.

Enjoy your flight (might be easier with that ipod now), and the 'armpit. :-)

6/10/2006 2:35 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

there has to be a way of dealing with these things, right? i see falstaff has something similar as well today - hmmm.

i'm here till tomorrow afternoon :-| would have loved to get in touch (but that won't be till october at least... next weekend i'll be back in hong kong!)

poetic license (and i didn't want to give *too* much away ;-)

and now you might be in the firing line!

eh? (i've always had armpits, far as i can remember.) what am i missing here? barmpit? carmpit? farmpit?

6/10/2006 7:12 PM  
Blogger km said...

TR, another time, then.

6/10/2006 8:05 PM  
Blogger MockTurtle said...

TR: I think Salil was refering to Jersey being the armpit of the US (Like the Bihar to India relationship).
Try not to put that silver spoon to use when you're down there.

6/10/2006 9:12 PM  
Blogger sudo phish said...

Tabula Tabula
What has become of u
Does anyone else in here
feel the way i do?

(that Tabula is bonky and I shd tell mamu :)

Enjoy NJ. if that's possible!

6/10/2006 11:49 PM  
Blogger scout said...

Now that was fun, wasn't it? :S

Gee, if it's such a pain in the ass, I'm not gonna ask you again... but you should know that I only tag people I really like reading. Hmph!

6/11/2006 12:02 AM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

unfortunetly, yeah. too bad.

aha, i get it. thanks.
you think they allow silver spoons at generic udupi joints?

hahahaha that's funny :-D don't worry, he already knows the gist of it (though possibly not the details).

aha, there you are! sure it was fun! what makes you think it was a pain in the ass? just read all the comments :-D

and thanks for the compliment, your scoutaciousness. let's just say i was trying for extra credit ;-)

6/11/2006 7:45 PM  
Blogger Raghav said...

we all have our places to fly too, if you dont thats just cos u dont know it yet.
you will.
cos we all gotta fly someday.

6/13/2006 1:54 AM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

thanks for visiting, raghav, and for the positive thoughts. the theme of flying is actually a recurring one on this blog, and it usually occurs in the form of a rant about how much i dislike it :-) (eighteen hours again day after, sheesh.)

6/13/2006 6:40 AM  
Blogger progga said...

excellent, excellent response!

8/17/2006 11:47 PM  
Blogger Tabula Rasa said...

glad you liked it. if only i was always this smart :-)

8/18/2006 10:06 PM  

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