Tuesday, March 24, 2009

My Symbols Continued

Here are the symbols I was trying to come up with earlier before I was rudely interrupted by the needs of my children. If you need a reminder I needed the following to represent myself, the real me:

1 picture
1 poem
1 song or piece of music
1 phrase or quote
1 item of clothing
1 place
1 Disney princess

I have always been enchanted by this painting. Lady Shalott, by Waterhouse. Maybe obsessed is a better word. Isn't she beautiful? What an ornate boat. Why are her gorgeous, embroidered quilts trailing in the water? Why does she have 3 candles, one of them still lit, when it's daytime? Here is a brief explanation of this painting but it doesn't fully clear things up. Unfortunately it sounds like she is suicidal.

"This painting is based on Arthurian legend, and the poem of the same name by the nineteenth century English poet, Lord Tennyson. The Lady of Shalott was supposed to have dwelt in a tower, alone and unseen, on an island in the river that flowed down to King Arthur's Camelot. An excerpt from the poem can be found below:

'... And down the river's dim expanse
Like some bold seer in a trance,
Seeing all his own mischance -
With a glassy countenance
Did she look to Camelot.
And at the closing of the day
She loosed the chain, and down she lay;
The broad stream bore her away,

The Lady of Shalott.' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)"

Poems are not my bag. Here is something from my other blog. Obviously I didn't write this, it's an old kiddie rhyme from a Mother Goose book that I have. I just find it fascinating and I tied into Sarah Palin.

Ok so a song. I am going to tell you why I am not putting the video from YouTube in here. Seems like that would make sense right? Remember back in the day when we had actual answering machines with tape cassettes in them? I put this song on my outgoing message. I never got so much hate voicemail in my entire life. More than half of my friends and family, were like, ".. you need to change that message or I am going to kill you." They would call me, hear this song, and then couldn't get it out of their heads for the rest of the day! What song you ask? Paul Simon's, Still Crazy After All These Years. I will write the first line, which really sums me up. I have changed the pronouns. Please don't hate me if you can't shake the tune.

" I met my old lover on the street last night, he seemed so glad to see me, I just smiled,
we talked about some old times, and drank ourselves some beers, still crazy after all these years."

Hmmmm a phrase or quote............"I lost my virginity, but I still have the box it came in." I saw that on a bumper sticker that was on a lesbian's refridgerator. Always cracked me up.

I couldn't think of a creative piece of clothing, so I just went for funny. How about some crotchless panties?

I need me some Vegas right now. Vegas has it all. Gambling, drinking, awesome food, shows, spas, laying out by the pool, and shopping.

I am not really a Disney Princess. They are all white chicks, except Pocahontas and the chick in Aladin. Yes I am a white chick too, but I am not a cookie cutter looking white chick and I certainly don't have white chick hair. I think I am more of a Heavy Metal Cover chick. More so before having 3 kids.