Puppyclaws wrote:Currently reading Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas. Or, trying to. I am a little disappointed in it so far, having read and loved both Still Life with Woodpecker and Jitterbug Perfume. I was told that this was among Robbins' best, but...eh. Maybe it gets better. And I at least appreciate the effort of trying to write a book in the second person.
Those were some weird Books.
Fun and fanciful, sort of.
Still Life may be worth a reread.
Honey; Why wade through a Book you do not enjoy?
I did that with 'A Prayer for Owen Mennie'.
Because it had What's His Name's name on it, I read Every Word.
It was worse than a Textbook, by A Bunch.
When I met a person who's favorite book is A Prayer for Owen Meanie.
I did not want to hear their side of The Story. I was still angry.
That was a long book. It never got Off The Ground for me.
I forget what it was about. A lot of Prepwork for What?
Was it a Midlife Crisis Book?
I came to This Thread because of a Book.
I don't know whether I will read it or not.
It sure Produced a Beautiful peice of Art Work.
The book is Old. 1951. A Long time ago.
The paper has Yellowed and become Brittle.
Science and Religion in Accord.
The New Psychology
It was New in 1951? What is that now?
The Old Psychology?
I picked up The Book. The jacket is falling apart.
I ended up with The Back of The Jacket in My Hand.
It is So Beautiful. It stands alone.
Read The Book? Why?
The internet has Modern Real Psychology.
The Art and Science of Psychology are Complete. Right?
No work to be done There.
On the shelf and ready for prosperity, who I hear is nosey,
to check on it, Someday.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.
We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
by mr. Oscar Wilde.
Those that want to Know; Know.
Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
They do terrible things to people that Tell Them.