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    hops are bitter. life is bitter. coincidence?

    Saturday, September 17, 2005

    September storm

    September storm —
    a pair of sneakers
    dangling from a wire

    6 Comments:

    Blogger Cinnacism said...

    Am I imagining things, or do you use those last two lines more than once a year?

    11:12 AM  
    Blogger extraspecialbitter said...

    It's very possible that I've used those lines before, but I don't think I've done so this year or last - or at least I haven't found the word "sneakers" more than once in my on-line archive.

    That raises a question: if you steal a line from yourself is it still plagiarism?

    11:26 AM  
    Blogger colonialave said...

    Plagerism? No. Narcissism.

    Love the image of dangling sneakers. I can see the laces sway in the coming winds.

    12:09 PM  
    Blogger extraspecialbitter said...

    thanks for the compliment.

    as for the plagiarism vs. narcissism dilemma, I prefer to think I'm merely advocating the practice of recycling.

    12:20 PM  
    Blogger Frankie said...

    In scientific writing, if you steal a line even from yourself, it's considered plagarism!

    3:26 PM  
    Blogger extraspecialbitter said...

    my wife has a button that says "plagiarism saves time".

    3:37 PM  

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