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The Deal


The Deal

The Deal - collage by douglas brent smith, 21 November 1988.

"What's the deal?"

"You tell me."

"Is he selling that giant bowl?

"What if it's not a bowl?"

"I think that it's a bowl."

"Why would he be selling it? Unless it's more than a bowl."

"Do we know for sure that he's selling it?"


"Then what's the deal?"

Sometimes I strain to understand something and fail. It doesn't make me strop trying to understand it, I just don't get anywhere. What's the deal with that?

Other times, things are so elegantly simple that I understand them right away. Or, at least think that I do. 

How do we know for sure?

-- dbS  - 


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