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Happy New Oblivion


Author: Pietro
ASL Info:    30/m/cebu
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Class/Type: Poetry /Misc
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Alcoholocaust was a writer here once. Nicked that bit from his username


Happy New Oblivion



Happy New Oblivion
One and all!
For what is a New Year
But a single revolution
‘Round a star
Hitchhiking on Atlas’ back?

What is one year
To a floating rock’s dance
That has completed its finite circuit
4.5 billion times?

So a toast!
To oblivion
And to our own
Insignificance
And naïveté,
Rejoice in the briefness of our existence.

I raise my cup to you
And drink deep
The alcoholocaust.

So I say, sweet cheers one and all!
We greet oblivion with open arms
Embracing it as much as it embraces
Us.

Happy New..

-fardo baggins
With love




Submitted on 2018-12-31 17:34:41     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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  So who's counting? Time is an illusion, so it is said by both scientists and mystics. There was a time... but I digress. Bourbon is not an illusion, but who's counting? Toast to oblivion, or until oblivion... That is the question. To the briefness of our existence? Now you sound like a silly mortal, you know better. But then, I am not the same man I was twenty years ago, nor twenty years before that, nor twenty years before that, and certainly will not be twenty years hence. Cheers!
| Posted on 2022-02-24 00:00:00 | by Blue Monk | [ Reply to This ]
  "Running on empty
running blind
running into the sun
but I'm running behind..."

- Jackson Browne


Just a few thoughts about those long ago days when this site meant so much to so many. How many of us will stay now, and for how long?
| Posted on 2019-01-12 00:00:00 | by rws | [ Reply to This ]


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