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Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Waiting for the barbarians

Constantine P. Cavafy

The situation is desperate. The city is snowed under. The barbarians are at the gate. All will be laid waste come spring. Send reinforcements.

Boundary changes have trapped our beloved Thurberesque Sarah Teather across the border. Now we're depending on Glenda Jackson but she needn't bother running for re-election. Oh god it will be a massacre. I can't stand Cameron. Help!

Ossian

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