– is the worst thing. Worse than Waiting for Godot. www.theatrehistory.com/french/beckett002
Yes! This is where my characters Ladimir and Oestrogen come from. It’s my way of living with the fact that Beckett exists.
If you’re unfamiliar with Beckett, I am the wrong person to talk to. I find him as depressing as some people seem to find LC.
“I see my shoe. What is my shoe? Am I my shoe? There is certainly a shoe. At least one shoe. But one shoe reminds me of another shoe. And so the whole hideous process starts again…” Wait, no – that last bit was more like “Black Books”.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Books
I do enjoy Black Books – but more so when I’m drunk
So, waiting for yourself. If you’re waiting to sell your house or get a new job, or find a new partner or earn some more money – you’re really waiting for yourself. And that’s the hardest kind of waiting there is.
You know what Gandhi said: “Be the change you want to see”www.worldofquotes.com/ author/Mahatma-Gandhi/1/index.html
Wot no Leonard Cohen?
OK here’s one:
What is the sound of 30,000 hands clapping?
Farewell mes petits partisans
PS If you don’t know what a koan is, it’s a short phrase to meditate on. It’s pronounced “koh-ann” and one original one is “what is the sound of one hand clapping?”
Dya gettit now?