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Mekanik av Livet

May 27, 2012
By RedheadAtHeart ELITE, Mountain Home, Idaho
RedheadAtHeart ELITE, Mountain Home, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
Love with open hands. - Madeleine L'Engle

Are people put together like puzzles?
Collages, perhaps?
Is each human constructed
Like an equation
Or a poem?
Corner pieces first
and glue a little
construction paper triangle
to the corners of every photo.
Find the derivative and
a set of real solutions
(if there are any)
and craft each line
according to the metaphor.
Perhaps they are like recipes,
maybe computer code,
a pattern for a knit hat,
a chemical formula,
a sentence to be conjugated,
a theorem
a law
or perhaps
an amalgam
of all of the above.

The author's comments:
The title is Swedish for (I hope) mechanics of life.

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on Nov. 24 2012 at 7:56 pm
Helena.of.Karatha DIAMOND, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"You're a great wizard, Harry."
"Not as good as you."
"Me?! Books! And cleverness! There are more important things, Harry--friendship, and bravery, and--oh, Harry, just be careful."

I like it. Especially the mathy parts. 

on Jul. 27 2012 at 11:36 am
CharlieSmoke GOLD, Lowell, Massachusetts
18 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.”
- Emily Dickinson

this is awesome. i love the words you chose, and i enjoy naming my characters or writing in different languages as well.