ideas for ‘missed connections’

[Sappy]  You: Reading poems in the library. Me: At the next table, writing poems for you.

[Creepy]  You: Staring out the window. Me: Staring back from behind that tree.

[Retrospective]  You: Wondering where I was. Me: Living next door.

[Modern]  You: Checking your phone. Me: Checking my phone.

[Incompatible]  You: Running a marathon. Me: Lying in a ditch as you pass by.

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  1. inalonelyplace

     /  November 20, 2013

    Love this. Love the brevity. Love the truth.

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  2. I read this while listening to Boards of Canada’s Geogaddi, resulting in some pinkfloyd/oz situation. I can’t decide if Gyroscope ought to sync up with [Creepy] or [Modern].

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    • WordPress suddenly regards you as a potential threat. Should I be alarmed. Have you adopted a new persona.

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      • I hear it shifting back and forth from [Modern] to [Creepy]. Maybe I should try only writing in sync with Boards of Canada songs.

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      • It’s my most alarming persona yet. Fear me.

        Captain Beefheart makes the actual best writing accompaniment so you should also sync that whirl, bat chain.

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  3. What inalonelyplace said.

    Boards of Canada seem to have this effect – I’ve twice tried writing in sync to their albums. Great motorway music too.

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