PATRICK MCVAY

WRITER

Comin' Thro' The Wry

While you’re reading my blog, I’m in the process of creating a new work of art. You imagine that while you’re reading this I’m just sitting back, taking it all in. That’s not the way it works. I don’t have time to pay attention to your reading of this blog. I must always be creating new pieces to shake the world.

What I’m contemplating developing for future generations to observe and wryly comment on is a bicycle made of clear glass, which will be understood to be a wry comment on the brittle nature of society. I’m thinking the bike should be built up with the Shimano Ultegra groupset, but that’s just me. I’m willing to consider other componentry if my staring committee (the people who stare at me while I make decisions about art) think there are better components to use to create art that suggests the particular level of wryness that we’re trying to achieve.  

There’s another option as well, which is to create a grass bike. It would require a bamboo frame (they already exist!) with holes poked in it so that grass can sprout. This would be seen as a comment on how society always grows, acquires pests, gets choked with weeds, and needs regular mowing. (I actually have to check on that with my Comment Committee, which I recently constituted to connect the works of art I create to potential comments on society.)

Finally, I could create an invisible frame, such that only the components (and not the frame) are visible. A challenge, no doubt, but must be done. An invisible bike frame will be such a wry comment on society’s lack of transparency that critics are bound to respond with their own wry comments on the work of art.

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Trumpian Tweetage Haiku Continuum

 

 

NBC FAKE NEWS
The Harvey Weinstein Story
Look at their license?

 

Investigations
Republican Congressmen
Two wins now in doubt.

 

Dems love Sessions now
Same thing: lyin' James Comey
Saint-like. Really sick.

 

Russia: "nothing to
do with meddling." Why isn't
Hillary looked at?

 

The Special Counsel
Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL
I’ve done nothing wrong

 

 

The phony witch hunt

The soon to be released book
Looks like a big hit

 

Fake News Media

Together with the witch hunt:

My best poll numbers

 

“Caravans” coming

Must go nuclear option.

NO MORE DACA DEAL!

 

We don’t have a wall

Not going to have a country

FUND THE BORDER WALL

 

Trade Wars are good and

Easy to win. They get cute?

Don't trade; we win big!

 

Gun-adept coaches

Weapons-talented teachers

Instantly Shooting

 

Promote the Fake Book

Mentally Deranged Author

False Information

 

Now that collusion

With Russia: a total hoax

FBI/Russia

 

Kim Jong Un, I too

Have a nuclear button.

And my button works.

 

 

Tax cut/Reform bill

Massive Alaska Drilling

Incredible Year

 

 

United Nations

Sanctions on North Korea

World wants Peace, not Death

 

 

False Accusations.

Women I don't know. FAKE NEWS!

Collusion. Russia.

 

Army Navy Game

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S TROPHY

Congratulations

 

Pelosi/Schumer

He's bad on Crime, Life, Border.

Vets. Guns. VOTE ROY MOORE!

 

 

Time Magazine Called

Prob'ly "Person of the Year"

I took a pass. Thanks!

 

The Christmas Story

Mother, Father, Baby Son

Jesus Christ. Bahrain.

 

Matt Lauer just fired

When will top executives

Be fired for Fake News? 

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