holy crap, i'm like no one i know
by, 01-18-2010 at 11:33 PM (610 Views)
i woke up today with a powerful urge to read a biography on John Keats. i don't know why. i have several books at home which i haven't finished and i'm terribly interested in. it's MLK day today so all the libraries are closed. i went to my local barnes and noble and because we are having our biannual rainfall in beautiful southern california the fire alarm was on the fritz in the store. at random intervals the alarm would go off and a light would flash jarring you from the world you had entered. i go to the biography section and no Keats. ron jeremy: yes, tony curtis: yes, the dumb ass into the wild guy: yes, ol' johnny no.
i went to other stores and couldn't find a thing. i can't believe it. how is this possible? i did find one that was an adaption for a movie they are about to make about his love for the wonderful miss browne but i couldn't buy it. it wasn't what i was looking for.
the whole way home i kept thinking "really? they sell a biography on ron jeremy but not one of john keats?". i'm not dogging the store, they sell based on consumer demand. but really? no john keats?
well, tomorrow is another day. the library will be opened and i will have my book. i won't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some