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by The Advent
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?avatar=612136_1519357689.png Syzygy http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56364&mode=view http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56367&mode=view http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56372&mode=view http://echochamber.me/download/file...
by The Advent
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

28: Beach http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56531&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Upon Time and Eternity by John Bunyan LXXII. Upon Time and Eternity. Eternity is like unto a Ring. Time, like to Measure, doth it self extend; Measure commences, is a finite thing. The Ring has no beginning, mid...
by The Advent
Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

27: Morning http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56527&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sand-Memory by Frederick R. McCreary Softly the sea With its handfuls of moonlight, Taking them in to the beach dusk, Sifting them over the dark sand Slowly in wide curves. Softly and slowly the sea Scattering...
by The Advent
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

26: Flood http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56524&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Time by Percy Bysshe Shelley Unfathomable Sea! whose waves are years, Ocean of Time, whose waters of deep woe Are brackish with the salt of human tears! Thou shoreless flood, which in thy ebb and flow Claspest t...
by The Advent
Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

25: Raft http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56522&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We're Building the Ship as We Sail It by Kay Ryan The first fear being drowning, the ship's first shape was a raft, which was hard to unflatten after that didn't happen. It's awkward to have to do...
by The Advent
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

24: Family http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56520&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Homecoming by Barbara Howes All the great voyagers return Homeward as on an arc of thought; Home like a ruby beacon burns As they crest wind, scale wave, soar air; All the great voyagers return, Though we w...
by The Advent
Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

23: Water http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56514&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Water by Ralph Waldo Emerson The water understands Civilization well; It wets my foot, but prettily, It chills my life, but wittily, It is not disconcerted, It is not broken-hearted: Well used, it decketh joy, A...
by The Advent
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

22: RUN http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56509&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ artificial death by Roberto Harrison back 90 suns to a run through the ferns I remain the eclipse of each sound as I push through the soil to the icons that run no more. my stutters explode through the shade of th...
by The Advent
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

21: Ellipsis http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56508&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Journey by Anselm Hollo ...watched you                     and you were turning, turning                                                             from me, and back to me, you were light & dark         ...
by The Advent
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

20: Map http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56495&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Map of the World Confused with Its Territory by Susan Stewart In a drawer I found a map of the world, folded into eighths and then once again and each country bore the wrong name because the map of the world i...
by The Advent
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

19: Castle http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56480&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Dream of the Castle by Kenyotta Bradley A gull circles above the battlements. The waves thrash and roar against the islet. The stone is harsh, forgotten. The intent Of the creator, for the glory of something....
by The Advent
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

18: Village http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56479&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Village by James Doyle The mountain breaks us into tiny stick figures. It takes away the very air we breathe. It shrouds our windows and plays black dice with our children. We live in a cage of nagging tre...
by The Advent
Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

17: Language http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56478&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What I Know by Patrick Dubost translated by Fiona Sampson 1. I know that language is within the world and that, at the same time, the world is within language. I know we are at the border between language and...
by The Advent
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

16: People http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56469&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Strangers by Mark Turbyfill God, I shall tell you: I am seeing and seeing strangers Who are not strangers, For there is something in their eyes, And about their faces That whispers to me (But so low That I ...
by The Advent
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

15: Bucket http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56462&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear by Jill Osier I did not walk down to the lake today. Maybe I should have, though if you leave a pail of rainwater sitting in the yard, it gives an answer to most things. Emptied, it's metal asking ques...
by The Advent
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

14: Night http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56460&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Various Portents by Alice Oswald Various stars. Various kings. Various sunsets, signs, cursory insights. Many minute attentions, many knowledgeable watchers, Much cold, much overbearing darkness. Various long mi...
by The Advent
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

13: Panther http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56456&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings (Part 5) by Joy Harjo 5. ELIMINATE NEGATIVE ATTITUDES DURING CONFLICT: A panther poised in the cypress tree about to jump is a panther poised in a cypress tree about...
by The Advent
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

12: Butterfly http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56455&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Four Haiku by Kris Hemensley (i) (for Robert Grey) caged by dappled light unlike Rilke’s beast    content this side of heaven (ii) perennial green ephemeral butterfly what time’s time...
by The Advent
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

11: Waterfall http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56438&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Evening Waterfall by Carl Sandburg What was the name you called me?— And why did you go so soon? The crows lift their caw on the wind, And the wind changed and was lonely. The warblers cry their sleepy-songs...
by The Advent
Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

10: Baobabs http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56431&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Baobab by Edward Hujsak Ancient one, you have watched over a hundred generations of my kind. Your ugliness is softened only by bird nests that hang like pendants, and greening when the spring rains come. You a...
by The Advent
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

9: Creatures http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56415&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mr Cogito and the Little Creature by Zbigniew Herbert It’s unclear whether anyone knows its personal zoological name, so small is it, so low, near the very bottom, beyond the naked eye. It is something that w...
by The Advent
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

8: Journey http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56409&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Two excerpts from Book of Hours by Kevin Young The light here leaves you lonely, fading as does the dusk that takes too long to arrive. By morning the mountain moving a bit closer to the sun. This valley belong...
by The Advent
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

7: River http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56402&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~      And So the Skin... by Peter Cole                     And so their pounded hearts were worn—                                                        like a badge                               or talisman, that...
by The Advent
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

6: Fading http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56394&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Accounts by Rae Armantrout Light was on its way from nothing to nowhere. Light was all business                     Light was full speed when it got interrupted. Interrupted by what? When it got tangled up and b...
by The Advent
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

5: Bye http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56388&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Less, much less by Moniza Alvi He hardly spoke any words only two —  or you could call it one the last thing he said was bye-bye flight-feathers veined and hairlike with interlocking barbules of  sound the bye-bye t...
by The Advent
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

4: Bags http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56380&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Friend (Part X) by Blas Falconer Your bags were packed and left at the door, the vase you filled with shells, wrapped in tissue, your books boxed. I have the whelk you found on shore, the small conch,...
by The Advent
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

3: Scaffolding http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56372&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Scaffolding by Seamus Heaney Masons, when they start upon a building, Are careful to test out the scaffolding; Make sure that planks won’t slip at busy points, Secure all ladders, tighten bolted joints. And...
by The Advent
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

2: Sandcastle http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56367&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mine by Lilian Moore     I made a sand castle. In rolled the sea.                      "All sand castles                      belong to me—             to me," said the sea. I dug sand tunnels. In ...
by The Advent
Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106030
Views: 36483311

1: Beach http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=56364&mode=view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Photo of a Girl on a Beach by Carmen Giménez Smith Once when I was harmless and didn’t know any better, a mirror to the front of me and an ocean behind, I lay wedged in the middle of daylight, paper-doll thin, dr...
by The Advent
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1951: "Super Bowl Watch Party"
Replies: 23
Views: 4286

Re: 1951: "Super Bowl Watch Party"

When I first saw the title, I thought that wristwatches would be involved.
I was completely wrong, but it's funny to me that the comic still landed on the topic of time.
by The Advent
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I wish I had one
Replies: 3
Views: 1276

Re: I wish I had one

Carve it into a fortress! Then ride my moving castle around the world. Even to tropical seas, assuming the ice doesn't melt over time.
by The Advent
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...
Replies: 543
Views: 118380

Re: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...

Ginger wrote:and even... Mew and Mewtwo.

Wow, flashbacks to The First Movie. I find myself liking that duo more and more over time.
by The Advent
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13393
Views: 1412467

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

There are smarty pants that can explain it. They can't explain it to my garden plants. Our Winter Climate and our Summer Climate were only 5 degrees different. That was one of the things I liked most about living on the water's edge. Now! 101 F. in the Summer and Winter water phase shifting to a so...
by The Advent
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1956: ‘Unification’
Replies: 25
Views: 3002

Re: 1956: ‘Unification’

Things still won't be unified until they get Google, Facebook and Twitter together. At which point, we're all screwed. I, for one welcome our new robo-capitalist overlords. Just think of the seconds you could save with these three working together! The overlords may save seconds, but the underlings...

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