Tell that to a frog ken
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poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kenneth Wolman
Sent: 14 March 2006 17:11
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Subject: Re: Inspiration
Or to put it another way, if you ain't writin' you might just as well croak.
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From: Halvard Johnson <[log in to unmask]>
> It's the opposite of expiration, Ken, as I learned once in
> Yugoslavia from a doctor who was checking me out
> in Rijeka once. Applying his stethoscope to my chest
> he'd command me to inhale by saying "Inspire," and
> then to exhale by saying "Expire." Needless to say,
> I later died laughing.