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  • nice dream harjo!

    August 26, 2011

  • appears as a fractalized serpent in my dreams: is it seamsless and/or seamsmore? (smores???????????)

    August 26, 2011

  • Aw shucks!

    October 12, 2007

  • What chained_bear said. I can say no more.

    October 12, 2007

  • Sionnach. Doggerel Lord and Master. *bows low in respect*

    This is already a Conversation for the Ages--and you were the only one who said anything.

    October 12, 2007

  • Quetzalcoatl is an Aztec weather god. The name is a combination of quetzal, a brightly colored Mesoamerican bird, and coatl, meaning serpent. Quetzalcoatl is often referred to as The Feathered Serpent God and was connected to the planet Venus. Today Quetzalcoatl is the most well-known Aztec deity, and is often thought to have been the principal Aztec god.

    I think I feel some doggerel coming on:

    There is a volcano in Mexico called Popocapetl.
    I have a friend in Minsk who lives in a shtetl
    And who, though I can't be sure, I'm willing to bet'll
    Never visit Mexico because, if he does he says all he'll get'll
    Be a bad case of the revenge of Montezuma
    And anyway that his favorite Mexican volcano is Ixtaccihuatl
    Because, as volcanoes go, the crater is much roomier.
    But rather than visit either Popocapetl or Ixtaccihuatl
    he'd rather stay home in his shtetl made of wattle
    And not risk invoking the wrath of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl.

    October 12, 2007

  • The Aztec feathered-serpent god. (A proper noun.)

    February 9, 2007