daily tarot draw
two of wands wrong way up. a distorting mirror. this painting sums it up https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Look_At_Us_-_We%27re_Beautiful_2.jpg
this is my first go at writing a thing for an actual scholarly symposium/journal. what I want to say is straightforward but I'm always falling into distraction (what citation format is right for X? oooh, I should follow this chain of thought from a scholar I just found out about, I should look at that big social bird forum now, &c &c). plus fluid wordsmithy is just not among my natural gifts, sadly. I am struggling 😑
still probably my fav song from that band though
lo-fi tarot program i built, with my own small card art: http://plastic-idolatry.com/tarot0/
i had to ask a librarian if as NYU faculty i can borrow books from our library. ("obviously!" you say, but not totally: adjuncts can't and i was just an adjunct for many moons) anyway this librarian said "yup!" and now i am on my way to borrow math and linguistics and writing books to add to my bibliography 😎 📚
my program that turns a plot summary (full stop by full stop) into rows of lyrical words with similar connotations: https://oulipo.link/ijiOQb (for National Autonomous Non-Prosaic Writing Month)
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