U.S. Acres by Jim Davis

U.S. Acres

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  1. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago

    Must be one of those Conquering Worms.
    In a fight, who would win, the Angry Birds or the Conquering Worms?
    My money would be on the worms…

  2. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, over 3 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Lo! ’tis a gala night
    Within the lonesome latter years!
    A mystic throng, bewinged, besight
    In veils, and drowned in tears,
    Sit in a theater, to see
    A play of hopes and fears,
    While the orchestra breathes fitfully
    The music of the spheres.

    Mimes, in the form of God on high,
    Mutter and mumble low,
    And hither and thither fly —
    Mere puppets they, wo come and go
    At bidding of vast shadowy things
    That shift the scenery to and fro,
    Flapping from out their Condor wings
    Invisible Woe!

    That motley drama — oh, be sure
    It shall not be forgot!
    With its Phantom chased for evermore,
    By a crowd that seize it not,
    Through a circle that ever returneth in
    To the self-same spot,
    And much of Madness and more of Sin,
    And Horror the soul of the plot.

    But see, amid the mimic rout
    A crawling shape intrude!
    A blood-red thing that writhes from out
    The scenic solitude!
    It writhes! — it writhes! — with mortal pangs
    The mimes become its food,
    And the angels sob at vermin fangs
    In human gore imbued.

    Out — out are the lights — out all!
    And, over each dying form,
    The curtain, a funeral pall,
    Comes down with the rush of a storm,
    And the seraphs, all haggard and wan,
    Uprising, unveiling, affirm
    That the play is the tragedy, “Man,”
    And its hero the Conqueror Worm.

    -Edgar Allan Poe The Conqueror Worm

  3. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago


    O-kay … but I was thinking more of the computer game with bazooka armed worms…

  4. Jim in CT

    Jim in CT said, over 3 years ago

    That worm would be great for fishing. He could knock out the fish, put ’em on the hook, and send ’em right up!

  5. Toonerific

    Toonerific said, over 3 years ago

    Amazing how working out gives you chest hairs :-)

  6. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, over 3 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Never heard of the computer game. But your comment made me think of Poe.

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