April 25, 2014
The Prompt: Aka “line stretching.” From your newspaper text, pick two sentences. Add a new sentence between the first two; then two sentences in the new intervals that have become available; and continue to add sentences until the passage has attained the length desired. The supplementary sentences must either enrich the existing narrative or create a new narrative continuity
Old, New, It’s All Rock and Roll to Me
Not everything old is new again.
IZ ZAT SO?
this degree of rarity is reflected
in the marketplace.
This is “not rocket science,”
which really is just the careful application
of Newton’s laws of motion
with some relativistic tweaks;
this is one of the most difficult topics
science has ever tried to understand. The future
of humankind may be at stake;
we have to get it right.
By the same token, to label people as “deniers”
because they are skeptical about some of the science
How about some of the other “New” groups?
I always loved Australian singer
Judith Durham, the original lead vocalist of the Seekers.
Most of the “New” groups have no connection
to previous artists
with the same name,
sans the “New.”
Examples: Remove the “New”
and you’ll have trouble finding groups
named Birth; Colony Six; Edition;
Kids on the Block; Order; and Vaudeville Band.
Kearns, Michael. “LETTER: Name-calling weakens legitimate debate.” courierpress.com. Evansville Courier & Press. Web. 25 April 2014.
Osborne, Jerry. “MR. MUSIC: Collectible Records and Recorded Music.” courierpress.com. Evansville Courier & Press. Web. 25 April 2014.
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