Download PDF by Patti Smith: Auguries of Innocence

By Patti Smith

ISBN-10: 0060832665

ISBN-13: 9780060832667

Auguries of Innocence is the 1st publication of poetry from Patti Smith in additional than a decade. It marks a massive accomplishment from a poet and performer who has inscribed her imaginative and prescient of our international in robust anthems, ballads, and lyrics. during this intimate and searing selection of poems, Smith joins in that groovy culture of troubadours, journeymen, wordsmiths, and artists who reply to the area round them in clean and unique language. Her impacts are eclectic and impressive: Blake, Rimbaud, Picasso, Arbus, and Johnny Appleseed. Smith is an American unique; her poems are oracles for our occasions.

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But Abraham said, "The faithful do not question. " And Abraham answered, "Because I know it was the Lord. " But Abraham told her, "Frankly yes, for to question the Lord's word is one of the worst things a person can do, particularly with the economy in the state it's in. " And Abraham said, "But thou said-" "Never mind what I said," the Lord spake. " And Abraham grew ashamed. "Er-not really . . " And the Lord thundered, "No sense of humor. " And with that, the Lord bid Abraham get some rest and check with him tomorrow.

The thing to remember is that each time of life has its appropriate rewards, whereas when you're dead it's hard to find the light switch. The chief problem about death, incidentally, is the fear that there may be no afterlife-a depressing thought, particularly for those who have bothered to shave. Also, there is the fear that there is an afterlife but no one will know where it's being held. On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. Consider, then: Is old age really so terrible?

Yes, before I was born. Oh, Netta . . NETrA: Stop whining. The bank will never extend the mortgage on Eyeowulf's pretzel. And he's already eaten half of it. DoRF: Netta, what are you suggesting? NET'rA: Nothing a thousand wives would not do for their husbands. I mean to soak Eyeowulf in brine. DoRF: Pickle my own brother? NEIrA: Why not? What do you owe him? 43 Woody Allen 44 DoRF: But such drastic measures! Netta, why not let him keep Father's unmentionable disease? Perhaps we could compromise.

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