A Vast Radiant Beach And A Cool Jeweled Moon

Oh, I suppose
you’re probably
gonna be wondering
what I could possibly
be up to with a
post title
like that…..

… knowing perfectly
well that I’m not above
using rhetorical tricks
and hyperbole to
drag folks kicking and
screaming into what
we saucily call the
Muscleheaded Blog
experience.

Actually, my friend
D gave me the idea.

In this case, I stole
the phrase from Jim
Morrison’s (Doors)
The Ghost Song” –

— which I thought
would be fun to
feature today, while
I still honestly have
no idea about what
supporting images
I’ll be able to come
up with.

Hmmm…
a tricky one.

Well, never fear –
your Ole Buddy
Muscleheaded will
sort it all out,
no worries .

So,
then:

” Ghost Song ” 
by Jim Morrison

Awake.

Shake dreams from your hair
My pretty child, my sweet one.

Choose the day
And choose the
sign of your day,

The day’s divinity.
First thing you see.

A vast radiant beach
And a cool jeweled moon.

Couples naked race down
By its quiet side,
And we laugh like
Soft mad children
Smug in the wooly
Cotton brains of infancy.

The music and voices
Are all around us.

Choose they croon
The ancient ones,
The time has come again.
Choose now they croon
Beneath the moon
Beside an ancient lake.
Enter again the sweet forest.
Enter the hot dream
Come with us.

Everything is broken up
And dances.

Indians scattered on
Dawn’s highway bleeding,
Ghosts crowd the young child’s
Fragile egg-shell mind.

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!!! HOY !!!

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It Could Just Be Magic

Prowling the
vaunted halls of
the Muscleheaded
Blog Archive for
fresh post fodder
ain’t always the
safest route to go
sometimes –

– yes,
there’s been a lot
of subject matter
covered on this
here Blog over
the years, and it
gets kinda
discouraging,
at times, to find
that all (most) the
juicy subjects that
I’m interested in have
been flogged almost
to death by yours truly,
leaving little skin
available for fresh ….
errrr…..
treatments.

But no worries –
like the great artist
Salvador Dali once said :
“Have No Fear Of
Perfection, You’ll Never
Reach It “.

And creativity
can come in
all sorts of forms,
ya know.

Sequels,
for instance.

Oh sure,
I’m the first
one to laugh mockingly
when I hear that TV
or movie producers
are fixin’ to make
another vapid
Vin Diesel vehicle ,
or a new talking/
revived/friendly
dinosaur movie,
or Superman XXII –
cause I think it reeks,
or groans, of cliche
and outright desperation.

Creativity can’t be found
in a paint-by-number
approach –
as Jack London would
say, ” You Can’t Wait
For Desperation, You
Have To Go After It “.

So, taking Jack on
his word,
(and totally
disregarding
that comment
about paint by
numbers approaches)
I dug around
and found some
neat-o vintage
magic posters
in my media library
that I actually never
posted about.

I have several friends
who are magicians —
and although they
won’t let me in on
their dark secrets….
( …. damn it….. )
I find that I must
have respect for
anyone who
understands
the true nature
of the Latin
proverb  :
omne ignotum
pro magnifico “.

And
OK,
yeah,
I know I did
magic posters before,
and it’s not really the
most original concept
for a post that I’ve ever
come up with – I admit –
but they’re fun and cool,
and I’m posting ’em,
dammit.

Your Mama can’t stop
me, your Daddy can’t
stop me…. etc, etc, etc.

Hey, you gotta admit,
this post is not only
chock-full of groovy
posters, but some
cleverly astute
quotes, too….

I think maybe this
whole “PART-TWO”
thing could be a
pretty good crutch
as long as one doesn’t
develop a limp on the
other side-
— whatever in
the hell that’s
supposed to mean.

(You can sure tell
quotes that I come
up with)

Anyhoo —
now,
back to :
Magic Posters,
The Sequel.

.

.

!!! HOY !!!