14 Oct 2005

相時而動

相時而動,見機而行的意思。

考前最後一天了,心情真的煩躁,終於打開古文觀止,幾篇左傳春秋的文字都在說德行、君主應有行止,乾燥而古老的文字和語氣竟有一點點叫人氣定神閒的功效,早知道多翻翻或許這初秋會好過些。


這般帶有特定動機唸書十分痛苦,總覺得自己的腦袋已經像銅牆鐵壁般,再也塞不進這些東西了。塞不進去很心慌,於是我開始抄寫,像個準備聯考的高中生一般,生疏已久的抄寫行為只是生產了凌亂的字跡點點,形於紙上讓我更覺得可恥,以手執筆編排掌握紙上空間的能力都喪失了啊。

在咖啡店唸書,有兩個年輕老師在一旁共商補習班創業大計,也是一種他們所想像的積極光明人生藍圖。聽聽真覺得自己活著還真不切實際,人家是細緻如終點價碼、補習班空間風格、經營定位什麼都想的一清二楚的。也不知道是他們的計畫細節或是說教般音量讓我惱怒,要不是昨天手邊沒有橡皮筋,我真想偷偷的攻擊,以發洩我敢怒不敢言的情緒。

趴著,想像一條橡圈的凝聚張力、對準、射出、疼痛、驚嚇,我阿Q的笑了起來。相時而動,就要像一枚準確的橡皮筋,否則就只能拿來固定油膩的便當盒了。

1 comment:

'Thought & Humor' said...

We work like a horse.
We eat like a pig.
We like to play chicken.
You can get someone's goat.
We can be as slippery as a snake.
We get dog tired.
We can be as quiet as a mouse.
We can be as quick as a cat.
Some of us are as strong as an ox.
People try to buffalo others.
Some are as ugly as a toad.
We can be as gentle as a lamb.
Sometimes we are as happy as a lark.
Some of us drink like a fish.
We can be as proud as a peacock.
A few of us are as hairy as a gorilla.
You can get a frog in your throat.
We can be a lone wolf.
But I'm having a whale of a time!

You have a riveting web log
and undoubtedly must have
atypical & quiescent potential
for your intended readership.
May I suggest that you do
everything in your power to
honor your encyclopedic/omniscient
Designer/Architect as well
as your revering audience.
As soon as we acknowledge
this Supreme Designer/Architect,
Who has erected the beauteous
fabric of the universe, our minds
must necessarily be ravished with
wonder at this infinate goodness,
wisdom and power.


Please remember to never
restrict anyone's opportunities
for ascertaining uninterrupted
existence for their quintessence.

There is a time for everything,
a season for every activity
under heaven. A time to be
born and a time to die. A
time to plant and a time to
harvest. A time to kill and
a time to heal. A time to
tear down and a time to
rebuild. A time to cry and
a time to laugh. A time to
grieve and a time to dance.
A time to scatter stones
and a time to gather stones.
A time to embrace and a
time to turn away. A time to
search and a time to lose.
A time to keep and a time to
throw away. A time to tear
and a time to mend. A time
to be quiet and a time to
speak up. A time to love
and a time to hate. A time
for war and a time for peace.


Best wishes for continued ascendancy,
Dr. Howdy

'Thought & Humor'

P.S. One thing of which I am sure is
that the common culture of my youth
is gone for good. It was hollowed out
by the rise of ethnic "identity politics,"
then splintered beyond hope of repair
by the emergence of the web-based
technologies that so maximized and
facilitated cultural choice as to make
the broad-based offerings of the old
mass media look bland and unchallenging
by comparison."