My brain is a kind of synapse soup leaking out of my ears after two terrific conferences, one odyssey in Denver, a delivery of files to the printing press, and the mere suggestion of grading scientist profiles. So, in lieu of a thoughtful post, I will offer you several games.
1. Pick up the book nearest you.
Turn to page 45. The first complete sentence describes your love life.
“Rather than simplifying and unifying, he is revealing the complexity of the Japanese ‘natural’ world and opening a space in the cosmology for native yokai.”
from Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai by Michæl Dylan Foster
(Har har har, sounds supernatural, huh?)
2. Make a book spine poem by arranging books on your self.
The hummingbird’s daughter
in the wilderness
skinny legs and all.
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