Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
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join hands brothers and sisters of the poll, whatever your journal may be

I always like that religious song which asked "let us break bread together on our knees?". I think, though, that religious songs are of limited use, unless one is among one's co-religionists or fellow travelers with one's religion. Polls, on the other hand, have no east or west, south or north, but are one great fellowship of love throughout the whole wide earth. Shall we feel the love?



Poll #611228 The Enormous Euphoriability of Euphemistic Utopia

Do you think there is life in our solar system off the planet Earth?

If you were a succulent plant, which plant would you be?

The stately Crown of Thorns euphobia
5(18.5%)
The solid but threatened Barrel Cactus
5(18.5%)
The healing aloe vera
12(44.4%)
The rockin' lithops "stone plant"
4(14.8%)
an FBI informant at blue state Home Depot
1(3.7%)

Write a poem of no more than 90 characters

It turns out that you are not, after all, the walrus. Who would you be?

Eleanor Rigby
7(25.9%)
Mr. Kite
4(14.8%)
Sgt. Pepper
6(22.2%)
Lady Madonna
2(7.4%)
a real nowhere man
8(29.6%)

You get to design a postage stamp which portrays a favorite bird. Which bird does your stamp feature?

Art is a famous jazzman in California. Commerce is a small town in Texas. Do you pick:

Art!
11(40.7%)
Commerce!
1(3.7%)
both Art and Commerce!
10(37.0%)
neither Art nor Commerce!
4(14.8%)
either Art or Commerce!
1(3.7%)

Finish this sentence: "The insidious cactus spine which has worn into my skin since adolescence, seeking out my heart, is....."

The best thing about Autumn is:

cooler weather (hotter weather for those in Oz)
12(44.4%)
decaying leaves (greening leaves for those in NZ)
7(25.9%)
ample turkey-consuming opportunities
2(7.4%)
flowers in richer Fall colors
6(22.2%)
better movies in the cinemas
0(0.0%)

You wish to enter a contest in which you write an essay about a great and unheralded historical person in your country--someone who really made a difference. Whom does your essay feature, and why?

If you worry that you're alienated someone, how do you respond to this concern--both ideally and in fact.

What is the most musical household appliance in your home?

If you had a podcast of your own, what would you feature?

music, along with my narration about the artists and songs
18(72.0%)
talk about issues of the day
0(0.0%)
comic material I wrote myself
2(8.0%)
meditations upon life's inner meaning
3(12.0%)
All Fiona Apple, all the time
2(8.0%)

The one great hope I store like water in a barrel cactus is:

Which of the following have you done?

said completely the wrong thing in a comment on LJ
0(0.0%)
had a luminous insight which made an LJ friend happy when you shared it in a comment
0(0.0%)
wished that you replied to people whom you read all the time, but did not for reasons of personal whimsy
0(0.0%)
kept on reading a journal even though it is to you somewhat of a train wreck
0(0.0%)
felt hurt because nobody commented to a post
0(0.0%)
dreamed about an LJ person
0(0.0%)
thought "what if...." about an LJ person
0(0.0%)
felt horribly embarrassed about getting sucked into LJ drama
0(0.0%)
imagined you were in LJ drama when nobody with whom you were having the "drama" had any idea that you were in LJ drama
0(0.0%)
thought about deleting in the same week you thought about writing for years on end
1(3.8%)

What shall we discuss, you and I? Feel free to elaborate in the comments

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