Thursday, December 25, 2008

Kalstradamus Predictions for 2009

The water basin is ready. I have blown smoke over its surface---A New Year's
events flash over the stillness.......

Predictions for 2009

2. Russia and the Ukraine will almost come to violence over the port at Sebastopol.
Ukrainian Government will attempt to close port to Russian Navy.

3. Rahm Emmanuel will be indicted in the Blagojevich scandal.

4. Vice President Dick Cheney will die of a Cardiac Arrest in March.

5. Former President Clinton wil be a burden to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
because of the donors to his library.

6. Caroline Kennedy will not be the next Senator from the state of New York.

7. China will enter into a period of unrest because of a severe downturn in its economy.

10. The Dow Jones will hit 10,000 in May. Obama will have a great first year as President.

11. Britney Spears will have a wonderful year. Selling records and stabilizing her life.

12. Rick Warren will be involved in an embarassing scandal over finances around June 13.

13. Fidel Castro will die. Cubans will mourn. Obama will lift Embargo of Cuba.

14. Terrorism in India and Pakistan will escalate.

15. Mexican drug wars will cross the border and become an increasing security
concern in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. The National Guard
will be called to border in the El Paso area.

16. Kim Jung Il will die. North Korea will not change.

17. The "Global Economy" will worsen. A by-product--famine in Africa and SE Asia.

18. Los Angeles will be hit by a Terrorist Attack in February.

19. OJ Simpson will be given less jail time on appeal.

20. Shelvers will be amused to hear that Nagual4A is really a registered Republican.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Best of 2008

1. Best Musical CDs:

1. "Songs in A&E"---- Spiritualized
2. "New Amerykah Part One(4th World War)"----Erykah Badu
3. "Lose Big"-----Eef Barzelay
4. "The Seldom Seen Kid"----Elbow

2. Best Movie:

---Dutch Girl Missing Toilet---

3. Best Slogan:

"For fucking 401k's sake!"

4. Best Cable News Theme Music for Massacre:

"Terror in Mumbai!"

5. Best Attempt at Losing With Grace:

Hillary Clinton

6. Best New Verb:


7. Best Outting of Charlatan:

Alan Greenspan

8. Best Trend:

Union Busting under the auspices of blocking Auto Industry Bail-Out
by Southern Republican Senators.

9. Best Scandal:

Swindling money on Wall Street. Bail outs and Mr Madoff.

10. Best Reason Not to Worry:

I am still here and my eyes are wide open.

Pisan Insult

Life is greedy.
Death inclines.

A smile's
bright warmth 
the way.

Nature's strophe a cruel twist,

A pain, thinness of breath,
in taking everything gives.

We build towers 
and prop vaults.

The props and towers
only make the insult
more callous.

Monday, December 08, 2008


They spoke low
lacking wind
to carry
new vows

Limbs dangle
in a bal de pendu

Hope comes
filling our chests
with promise

Janus readies
the hinges
to open
a new day

Hope lies heavy
on dreamless eyes

As clouds take
gold from today's skies.