Day 1: Ace
Around here everyone acts like nothing’s changed.
-Bruce Springsteen, “Nothing Man”
Day 14: King
The heart of the multitude was one
and their soul was one … .
- Christian Bible Acts 4:32, 34-35
Day 26: Queen
James Dean went out to Hollywood
And put his picture in a Picture Show.
- John Prine, “Picture Show”
Day 37: Jack
I can tell you one thing Jack
You listen when your stomach speaks.
- Jesse Winchester, “Payday”
Day 47: 10
And on the distant waves sail countless ships,
And anthems in new tongues I hear saluting me.
- Walt Whitman, “Prayer of Columbus”
Day 56: 9
Wild trout, unlike men, will not—indeed cannot—
live except where beauty dwells….
-John Voelker, Dark Waters Dancing to a Breeze
Day 64: 8
… and at seventy I could give my heart and mind free rein
without overstepping the mark.
-Confucius, The Analects
Day 71: 7
Dance tiptoe, bull, black against may
-Basil Bunting, Briggflatts
Day 77: 6
For the heart whose woes are legion.
-Edgar Allen Poe, “Dream-Land”
Day 82: 5
By light! But what is light?
- Nikola Tesla, “The Action of the Eye”
Day 86: 4
The entire Universe is the erotic imagination materialized:
Her Hologram. Orgasm is confirmation that Life Enjoys Itself. Barbara Mor, "Clitorially".
Day 89: 3
The prince told the Lord that without his dog,
he would forsake even heaven.
-Deborah Byrd, earthsky.org
Day 91: Deuce
Dead men are heavier than broken hearts.