The trouble with revolution is breaking things. The problem with ignoring tradition is that you forget what got you here, and what has mattered before.
Certainly, we don't need to follow tradition without question.
We also don't need to overplay our hand. Nuance is an art. Inspiration is an art. Balance...well, you know...it's an art.
-- doug smith
we do not always (read: seldom) have
opportunities to call
chances for how
the outcome arrives
alive in expectations we
genuflect gyrations to
promises unkept and either swept or
you swept me off my feed all
enthusiastic and smiling (a smile that
feels endless) ending
spending our hearts ration of
beating so out of tempo either
two hundred beats per minute
or paused to a stop
--- douglas brent smith
No One Expected Moses -- collage by douglas brent smith 4 August 1983
Love only begins to start when the easy part is over. -- douglas brent smith
"Modern Arrangement" collage by douglas brent smith Created: 8 August 1980
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