Today is LIPS APPRECIATION DAY. Mwa-mwa-mwa!
she spins in solitude, rarely
noticed, ever watchful.
with calm dedication, she takes
herself from herself, never counting
the cost of the haven she builds.
instinct: a lattice
a lovely as filigreed silver,
strong as tempered steel,
yet fragile as
does the spider know, in the making,
the home she creates is only
a trap for some to escape?
in the news today
Twenty-five-year-old Igancio Cabrera checked himself into the hospital last Monday, having sustained an unflagging erection for six straight days. Upon admission, he quickly became something of a tourist attraction, with nurses, doctors, and members of the public turning up to glimpse his predicament for themselves. The Dominican Republic native denied taking any form of sexual stimulant, leading doctors to conclude that he might be suffering from a rare form of anemia that can give men unusually extended erection periods. Cabrera had to undergo emergency surgery, since it was determined that the situation was likely to leave him impotent if left untreated.
What is the average penis size for an Asian male? (Come on, you've always wanted to know, haven't you?)
answer to yesterday's question
A 'one-hit wonder' is defined by Billboard magazine as a musical act that has won a position on Billboard's Pop Top 40 chart no more than once. Recipients of this dubious distinction include Sheb Wooley (for Purple People Eater, 1958), Kyu Sakamoto (for Sukiyaki, 1963), Carl Douglas (for Kung Fu Fighting, 1974), Dexy's Midnight Runners (for Come On Eileen, 1983), and Sinead O'Connor (for Nothing Compares 2 U, 1990).
Top of the Pops: Ariel, Jason, and Amie. And no one even tried for the Smartypants! Vin? Has something happened to you?