Saturday, December 24, 2005

The Sevens

Seven Things to Do Before I Die

1. Learn to fence
2. Learn to play the harp
3. Publish some poetry
4. Still the monkey mind
5. Be Here Now
6. See a woman elected president
7. Pee on George Bush's grave

Seven Things I Can't Do

1. Sing
2. Draw
3. Fix mechanical things
4. Almost anything on a computer beyond type
5. Stop reading all the time
6. Stop myself from editing what I read
7. Keep my mouth shut

Seven Books I Love

1. The Collected Works of Dorothy Parker
2. The Essential Rumi
3. The Collected Works of Mary Oliver
4. The Politics of Women's Spirituality
5. Walking to Mercury
6. The Sparrow
7. The Secret Garden

Seven Things I Say All the Time

1. Shit
2. Fuck
3. Damn
4. Shit, fuck, damn.
5. Hey, Brighteyes!
6. Stoli martini, straight up, two olives and an onion
7. Quand meme

Seven Movies I Watch Over and Over Again

1. Metropolis
2. Flash Gordon
3. The Thomas Crown Affair (both versions)
4. Dark Victory
5. Nosfratu
6. My Dinner With Andre
7. The Lion in Winter