Friday, November 07, 2008

Poetry Friday: Winning...Losing

I'm tending away from the hard-and-fast sole and lonely WORD for Poetry Friday, instead focusing more on concepts...ideas...situations. Today's Poetry Friday...er...thing...is about Winning and Losing. We've all been on top of the mountain with the loving cup and a thousand naked adorers screaming and throwing little pickles at us. We've also been a loser, an outcast, crawling among the muck and slime of our own self-pity, wishing for the hole to crawl into and cry until we perish.

That's life, kids.

Tell us about Winning and Losing. Write a song, speak a speech, spout your favourite platitude, show us a little happy dance complete with hand movements and creative hip-shakin'.

Have a good weekend, y'all!

Quotations Page

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. (Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled)

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score? (Vince Lombardi)

Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate. (Mark B. Cohen)

One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. (Oscar Wilde)

I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not. (Fran Lebowitz)

It's never just a game when you're winning. (George Carlin)

Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it. (Senator Dianne Feinstein)

4 Comments:

At 7:24 AM, Blogger Maggie said...

Those quotes are awesome. the Universe creating bigger and better idiots - so so true.

 
At 10:58 AM, Blogger Gary Rith Pottery Blog said...

nekkid, and pickles?

 
At 1:12 PM, Blogger Clowncar said...

No one has ever thrown little pickles at me.

Don't now if that's a good thing or not.

Nice theme this week.

 
At 12:10 AM, OpenID coffeedrinkingwoman said...

I'm still doing little happy dances when I think of it!

I've moved my blog to WordPress. here's the new URL (the old blog has a link, for now...):
http://coffeedrinkingwoman.wordpress.com/

 

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