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12/25/05 11:38 AM
Re: Eight Line Poem [re: Strawman]  

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Further enhancing the fact that the interpretation of Bowie numbers makes for great comedy

I did not mean this to be funny. Please notice the juxtaposition of:

cactus, prairie, home, sun, branches, sky


mobile, city, shops, collision

Answer these questions:
Why would Bowie personify cactus?

Why would Bowie contrast an image of a cactus surveying its home in a prairie, against cacti made homeless by the construction of shops?

Truly, the theme of this poem is that materialism and technology destroys what is natural and pure. The theme is continued in Five Years, Diamond Dogs, and Young Americans

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*Eight Line Poem  Strawman12/19/05 06:11 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  theidiot203/01/06 07:54 AM
.*We lost Bob's poems but we found David's  AdamAdministrator03/01/06 10:26 PM
.*Eight loaded, impenetrable lines  power2charm03/01/06 07:38 PM
.*Eight loaded, penetrable lines  theidiot203/02/06 04:55 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Atonalexpress01/04/06 07:57 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  carsten01/03/06 11:10 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  zigbot01/03/06 01:11 PM
.*The Clara Question: Where's the litterbox???  power2charm01/08/06 01:32 PM
.*Clara-fication  Marquis01/10/06 05:56 PM
.*Clara-ty and Prayer  power2charm01/10/06 06:37 PM
.*Remedial Reading with Mistress Shelle  Shelle01/11/06 01:41 PM
.*Any activity involving Shelle is remedial  power2charm01/11/06 05:56 PM
.*Sensing real educational inadequacy issues here  Shelle01/11/06 09:46 PM
.*No need to be rude, dear.  power2charm01/12/06 05:58 PM
.*You think you've got the patent on rude, snookums?  Shelle01/13/06 02:13 PM
.*Yes, you're being rude, dear!  power2charm01/13/06 06:22 PM
.*No, I'm just telling it like it is  Shelle01/13/06 06:29 PM
.*Even though it's complicated, I've got time....  power2charm01/13/06 06:58 PM
.*The ungainfully unemployed usually do  Shelle01/14/06 04:16 PM
.*Together Again.  power2charm01/16/06 06:22 PM
.*And the Great NomDePlume makes three  NomDePlume01/17/06 10:53 AM
.*Re: And the Great NomDePlume makes three  guiltpuppy01/17/06 11:25 PM
.*Pg. 186  Marquis02/27/06 11:25 AM
.*Re: The ungainfully unemployed usually do  guiltpuppy01/16/06 02:38 AM
.*Re: The ungainfully unemployed usually do  Bamboo701/16/06 07:48 PM
.*Re: The ungainfully unemployed usually do  guiltpuppy01/17/06 03:27 AM
.*On to more meaty matters  Shelle01/16/06 01:03 PM
.*Re: Clara-fication  Pablo-Picasso01/10/06 06:04 PM
.*Re: Clara-fication  zigbot01/11/06 04:44 PM
.*Re: The Clara Question: Where's the litterbox???  Shelle01/08/06 01:45 PM
.*Re: The Clara Question: Where's the litterbox???  Pablo-Picasso01/08/06 01:48 PM
.*Re: The Clara Question: Where's the litterbox???  Shelle01/08/06 02:05 PM
.*Where's Peter when you need him?  power2charm01/08/06 10:00 PM
.*Tied up with a pair of my panties in his mouth  Shelle01/09/06 02:31 PM
.*Surveying the prairie of Shelle's brain  power2charm01/09/06 08:01 PM
.*The Laughing Gnome of Interpretation  Shelle01/10/06 11:59 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Strawman01/06/06 07:30 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  ghostlove01/06/06 07:45 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Strawman01/06/06 07:47 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  carsten01/04/06 05:30 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  to_dizzy12/23/05 08:09 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  PaisleyPinUp12/28/05 03:00 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Strawman12/23/05 09:06 PM
..Re: Eight Line Poem  to_dizzy12/25/05 11:38 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  zigbot12/28/05 02:51 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Strawman12/26/05 02:32 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Shelle12/20/05 02:07 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  carsten01/03/06 10:28 AM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Shelle01/04/06 11:30 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  carsten01/05/06 03:47 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  Pablo-Picasso12/20/05 02:08 PM
.*Re: Eight Line Poem  LadyGravedigger12/20/05 12:17 PM
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