A blast from the past! You can check it out here: Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam — Can You Feel The Beat
Lord, said David, since you do not need us,
why did you create these two worlds?
Reality replied: O prisoner of time,
I was a secret treasure of kindness and generosity,
and I wished this treasure to be known,
so I created a mirror: its shining face, the heart;
its darkened back, the world;
The back would please you if you’ve never seen the face.
Has anyone ever produced a mirror out of mud and straw?
Yet clean away the mud and straw,
and a mirror might be revealed.
Until the juice ferments a while in the cask,
it isn’t wine. If you wish your heart to be bright,
you must do a little work.
My King addressed the soul of my flesh:
You return just as you left.
Where are the traces of my gifts?
We know that alchemy transforms copper into gold.
This Sun doesn’t want a crown or robe from God’s grace.
He is a hat to a hundred bald men,
a covering for ten who were naked.
Jesus sat humbly on the back of an ass, my child!
How could a zephyr ride an ass?
Spirit, find your way, in seeking lowness like a stream.
Reason, tread the path of selflessness into eternity.
Remember God so much that you are forgotten.
Let the caller and the called disappear;
be lost in the Call.
The US president might have to disable his comment feature, because he would be bombarded with comments — comments from those who LOVE him and comments from those who hate him.
And in the first time in the history of WordPress, the servers might be overloaded (When we try to log in to our accounts, we might get a message from WordPress asking us to log in later or to please try again since their servers are down for maintenance).
Can WordPress handle such a large influx of people?
There are a lot of people who are joining WordPress on a daily basis; its community is getting larger and it’s already a big one.
I am hoping that it doesn’t take a popular figure like the US president to put WordPress to the test.
Some of the Happy Engineers at WordPress are probably rolling on the floor laughing; they are probably thinking: “Our WordPress servers could handle any large load that the human mind could ever fathom.”
Oh, love, why do we argue like this?
I am tired of all your pious talk.
Also, I am tired of all the dead.
They refuse to listen,
so leave them alone.
Take your foot out of the graveyard,
they are busy being dead.
Everyone was always to blame:
the last empty fifth of booze,
the rusty nails and chicken feathers
that stuck in the mud on the back doorstep,
the worms that lived under the cat’s ear
and the thin-lipped preacher
who refused to call
except once on a flea-ridden day
when he came scuffing in through the yard
looking for a scapegoat.
I hid in the kitchen under the ragbag.
I refuse to remember the dead.
And the dead are bored with the whole thing.
But you – you go ahead,
go on, go on back down
into the graveyard,
lie down where you think their faces are;
talk back to your old bad dreams.
CLOSE in a woodbine’s tangled shade,
The BLOOMING GOD asleep was laid;
His brows with mossy roses crown’d;
His golden darts lay scatter’d round;
To shade his auburn, curled head,
A purple canopy was spread,
Which gently with the breezes play’d,
And shed around a soften’d shade.
Upon his downy smiling cheek,
Adorned with many a “dimple sleek,”
Beam’d glowing health and tender blisses,
His coral lip which teem’d with kisses
Ripe, glisten’d with ambrosial dew,
That mock’d the rose’s deepest hue.
His quiver on a bough was hung,
His bow lay carelessly unstrung:
His breath mild odour scatter’d round,
His eyes an azure fillet bound:
On every side did zephyrs play,
To fan the sultry beams of day;
While the soft tenants of the grove,
Attun’d their notes to plaintive Love.
Thus lay the Boywhen DEVONS feet
Unknowing reach’d the lone retreat;
Surpriz’d, to see the beauteous child
Of every dang’rous pow’r beguil’d!
Approaching near his mossy bed,
Soft whisp’ring to herself she said:
” Thou little imp, whose potent art
” Bows low with grief the FEELING HEART;
” Whose thirst insatiate, loves to sip
” The nectar from the ruby lip;
” Whose barb’rous joy is prone to seek
” The soft carnation of the cheek;
” Now, bid thy tyrant sway farewell,
” As thus I break each magic spell: “
Snatch’d from the bough, where high it hung,
O’er her white shoulder straight she flung
The burnish’d quiver, golden dart,
And each vain emblem of his art;
Borne from his pow’r they now are seen,
The attributes of BEAUTY’S QUEEN!
While LOVE in secret hides his tears;
DIAN the form of VENUS wears!