Mar 9, 2009

Jitterbug Perfume, Week 22, Daffy Yum

Week 21, Mar. 1 – Mar. 8

Page 152

"But what if," asked Kudra, shooting Alobar a meaningful glance, "but what if we decided now to choose life?" "Then choose it," said Pan. Again, Kudra and Alobar exchanged glances. "But would not that anger the gods?" Kudra asked. "Ha ha ha!" The laughter burst out of Pan like the barking of some obscene dog. "Anger the gods? The gods, those that art still around, wouldst congratulate thee for finally catching on." "You mean...?" "I mean that gods do not limit men, men limit men." I felt compelled to type out those lines. I read in a biography that Hunter Thompson would type over entire books of Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, to get the feel of typing good writing. It does feel wonderful. Gem

[Note I couldn’t find the exact page with this quote, so went by the Daffy Yum page/date of the email. MW]


True-dat.... .."gods do not limit men, men limit men"

Michael McMahan