why are you being so touchy, now - Kent menat no offence, I am sure - it
was just a heavy joke. But, as for the unpleasantness of finding one's
name or character deformed or decontestualized or fooled, I am a bit at
loss not undrstand why you can cope with ridiculing other people's name -
like in the case of mine - and cannot cope with having done the same to
Now, I know that you were playing so hard with my name only because of
your love for me, but this is another matter as top say that you were
'working on a number of translations of my poems'.
Do not take offence. The image was only out of pulp-fiction. But Kent
should apologize and you - to me....(I do not need myself to apologize
with anybody, of course)
I find the solution acceptable. Kent's image of toilets and hit ducks only
represents a given syndrome that necessitates a serious revision of the
approaches considered. In my story, I meant a real 'duck' roaming in your
For brevity's sake, suffice it to say that the image of the beaten duck
meant to be symbolic of verbal aggressivity practised here on this list.
Increasingly, the central question is becoming who will have access to the
information that the duck - as a symbol of abuse - must have in her
Access to data is, and will continue to be, the prerogative of the ruling
Not by us as a composite layer of corporate poets, high-level writers,
dramatists, novelists - major professionals, laboring on the present
towards the future of political and (or) religious organisations.
But then again, with this life goal we must bear in mind the question: Is
it really worth it?
All depends on each poet and writer industriousness. Each poet is referred
to himself. (And each of us knows clearly that after all our self does not
amount to much.)
Well, I have finished,
On Mon, 20 May 2002 23:42:00 +0100, Gabriel Gudding <[log in to unmask]>
>Neither, frankly, do I. I am a little at a loss here and have no idea how
>my working on a number of translations for Erminia should in any way
>necessitate that jokes be made about me masturbating. I am sorry to see my
>name in the subject lines for posts that contain this kind of tomfoolery.