Madness

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Jmsbrtms
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Madness

Post by Jmsbrtms » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:05 pm

Madness

I set about my task of bringing forth the demons that haunt my waking dreams. The all consuming madness that shadows my day to day existence. The paper of invocation is set out on my desk. It is the purest white, smooth and crisp, an a semblance of order and calm. Shaken and mixed the ink jar is opened with reverence to reveal a rainbow of stain, liquid night. The invocation has begun. The demons shall leave my mind forever. The first steps out of madness. I set the pen to paper. 'It was a dark and stormy night...'

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Re: Madness

Post by strawman » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:07 pm

Ah, Bulwer-Lytton. But context is important:

...and the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Re: Madness

Post by Jmsbrtms » Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:37 pm

I was thinking Snoopy but yeah.

My other choice was 'Once upon a time...' But that just seemed silly.
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Re: Madness

Post by strawman » Thu Jun 10, 2010 3:21 pm

Jmsbrtms wrote: I'm always less satisfied the day after I post.
A sure sign that your DC tolerance is increasing, stage one in the addiction presentation. Time to seek help.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Re: Madness

Post by bell » Fri Jun 11, 2010 7:37 pm

"Gregor Samsa awoke one morning..."
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What would have been written.
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If they hadn't died first.

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Re: Madness

Post by strawman » Fri Jun 11, 2010 8:11 pm

Ooooo, I know! The one where Snoopy turns into a cockroach.
Dang, that Charles Schulz was strange..
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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