“Time Bomb”; Rancid
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How to play:
1. Pick up the nearest book (of at least 123 pages).
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people.
I’ve been tagged by Clare, and what Clare wants Clare gets. The idea is to find the book closest to you then turn to page 123, find the fifth sentence and quote the nest three sentences in a post on your blog and tag five more people.
The closest book to me at the moment is the telephone book…the next book is a copy of Dian3tics, but it looks like it was written in Russian and I can’t read Russian. Reaching out from there is a copy of Charles Bukowski’s posthumous “Sifting Through The Madness For The Word, The Line, The Way”. But the poem on page 123 is only five “sentences” long.
So the book closest to me which meets the Tag criteria is “The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar” by Janice Stein and Eugene Lang…
“As a bonus, Canadian industry might obtain significant industrial benefits from the project.
Those arguments do not exactly compute. BMD [Ballistic Missile Defence] had bipartisan support in the Congress and was no longer a wedge political issue. The system was gradually becoming acceptable to governments in Western Europe and Russia.”
And here are the five blogs I’m tagging:
This is the Bukowski poem on page 123 of “Sifting Through The Madness For The Word, The Line, The Way”… “I don’t think I’ll bother”:
driving back home
my ass didn’t hurt at
I punched on the radio, punched
in the lighter.
the lighter jumped out and I put it
to my cigarette.
there was a red light ahead.
there were 4 cars ahead of me
and a couple
and thankfully none of them knew a damned
thing about what had happened to
me and they never