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The O-Filler
-Alastair Reid

One noon in the library, I watched a man--
imagine!-filling in O's, a little, rumpled
nobody of a man, who licked his stub of pencil
and leaned over every O with a loving care, 
shading it neatly, exactly to its edges,
until the open pages
were pocked and dotted with solid O's, like villages
and capitals on a map. And yet, so peppered,
somehow the book looked lived in and complete.

That whole afternoon, as the light outside softened,
and the library groaned woodly,
he worked and worked, his o-so-patient shading
descending like an eyelid over each open O
for page after page. Not once did he miss one,
or hover even a moment over an a,
or an e or a p or a g. Only the O's--
oodles of O's, O's multitudinous, O's manifold,
O's italic and roman.
and what light on his crumpled face when he discovered--
as I supposed--odd woords, like zoo and ooze,
polo, oolong and odontology!

Think now, in that limitless library,
all round the steep-shelved walls, bulging in their bindings,
books stood, waiting. Heaven knows how many
he had so far filled, but no matter, there still were
uncountable volumes of O-laden prose, and odes
with inflated capital O's (in the manner of Shelley),
O-bearing Bibles and biographies,
even whole sections devoted to O alone,
all his for the filling. Glory, glory, glory!
How lovely and open and endless the world must have seemed to him,
how utterly clear-cut! Think of it. A pencil
was all he needed. Life was one wide O.

Anyway, why in the end should O's not be closed 
as eyes are? I envied him. After all,
sitting across from him, had I accomplished
anything as firm as he had, or as fruitful? 
What could I show? a handful of scrawled lines,
and afternoon yawned and wondered away,
and a growing realization that in time
even my scribbled words would come
under his grubby thumb, and the blinds be drawn
on all my O's. And only his throught for comfort--
that when he comes to this poem, a proper joy
may amaze his wizened face, and, O, a pure pleasure
make his meticulous pencil quiver.

 

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^^I saw that yesterday and thought it had to be a fake. Are they really THAT pitiful? How embarrassing for them.

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OK. let's throw this against the wall and see if it sticks-

 

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A Saudi official has told ABC News that Jamal Khashoggi was killed when he was "placed in a chokehold position" to prevent him from leaving the country's consulate in Turkey and calling for help.

 

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A Saudi official has stated that the tallest is the Anthill Residence at 194.5 metres.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised that details of Khashoggi's killing "will be revealed in all its nakedness."

 

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CNN aired surveillance footage on Monday showing the man in Khashoggi's dress shirt, suit jacket and pants.

 

See the connection?

 

Anyway, from this story.

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More of the Proud Babies go to Rikers...fun place for them...Gavin McInnes removes all cover from the lie that he does not control this violent horde of imbeciles.

 

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Three more members of the far-right group known as the Proud Boys were arrested and charged on Monday, more than a week after a violent brawl on the streets of Manhattan. The New York Police Department had already arrested two other Proud Boy members in connection to the melee.

Police arrested Irvin Antillon, 41, of Queens, New York, and Douglas Lennan, 40, of Northport, New York, on charges of riot and assault, the NYPD said Monday. A third man, Maxwell Hare, 26, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been charged with gang assault, assault, riot and criminal possession of a weapon.

The Proud Boys' founder and leader, Gavin McInnes, previously  said he had been arranging the surrender of members wanted by the NYPD.

 

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Look at Trump's sheeple. What a pack of gullibillies. What a bunch of morons.

 

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A Florida man is facing a federal sexual assault charge after he was accused of groping a woman on a flight from Texas to New Mexico.

 

According to the complaint, the woman fell asleep on a Southwest flight and woke up to a man, sitting in the row behind her, lifting up her sweater and touching her skin around her bra line. The woman assumed the incident was an accident – but 30 minutes later, she felt that same man grab her arm and again, grab her right side around her ribs and bra line.

 

At that point, the woman stood up, turned around and confronted the man, later identified as Bruce Michael Alexander, and asked him why he thought it was OK to touch her and demanded that he stop. She then asked a crew member to seat her somewhere else.

 

When the flight landed, Alexander was taken into police custody.

 

Both the victim and Alexander stated that they were complete strangers to one another.

 

According to the complaint, after Alexander was placed under arrest, he asked police what the sentence was for the charge he was being arrested for. Later, in the police vehicle, Alexander told officers that the president of the United States "says it's OK to grab women by their private parts."

 

Alexander is being charged with one federal count of abusive sexual contact.

 

When you voted for Trump, you approved this kind of behavior. Own it.

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