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Ok. Blogging should be illegal because it’s just too much fun.
I took my failure out to my success this morning and put them side by side. Parrot’s Beak and Potato. The only thing that looks worse than the potato last night is looking at the same potato 12 hours later. The bees are in an uproar by the way. Dive bombing me, I’m sure telling me to get this monstrosity the hell out of their domain. I talked to them, of course, “Now, bees, calm down. Don’t you ever fail? Don’t you ever line up to land on that orange dahila over there and then slide the hell off the stamen or the pistil or whatever it is you cling to?”
I have a new anthem. It’s going on a T shirt, coffee mug, mousepad. I might even trademark the name.
I BAKE FOR FAILURE.
But, seriously, I have to stop propping this thing up next to every bloom in the garden, the neighbors are gathering, listening to my conversation with the bees and my uproarious laughter when I stood it upright in the middle of the yellow miracle bells.
Remember my god of all god’s words, Samuel Beckett: “No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
I’m trying, Sam. I’m trying.
©Pat Coakley 2008
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