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Wednesday, 9 December 2009

"The mammals..."


Daintree Rainforest, Australia: photo by Adz, 2005

The mammals
give off
the gases
that are
the survival
the vegetation
the vegetation
gives off
the gases
that are
the survival
the mammals.

Male lion on Savanna, Africa: photo by eismcsquare, 2005


Bob Arnold / Longhouse said...

Ah, Tom,

your great round-robin of wisdom.

Phanero Noemikon said...

author ethem
mi rota

TC said...


Something about a loop I love... maybe it's just that nothing ends.



Are we talking here about the author Ethem who is a computer engineer and an expert on Machine Learning?

Simulated mammalian neural networks?

Vegetation affected by mammalian-induced climate change? Destruction and chaos on your island of Rota in the Northern Marianas after Supertyphoon Pongsana ?


Mariana Soffer said...

Interesting reflection. It is a give and take, although some are much more pleasant than others.

Take care Tom

Phanero Noemikon said...

It's actually an old word for breath:

[Com. WGermanic: OE. \ðm, éðm, cogn. w. OFris. êthma, OS. áðom (Du. adem), OHG. âtam (MHG. âtem, Ger. athem), f. Teut. root *%þ-, OAryan *Ut- to breathe.]

Vapour, breath.

Beowulf 2593 (Gr.) Hreðer æðme weoll. a1000 Cædmon's Christ & Satan (Gr.) 704 Hu sid se swarta eðm [swol-] seo. c1175 Lamb. Hom. 43 Heore eþem scean swa deð þe leit a-monge þunre.

to author ethem
would be to breathe

mi song
rota round

author rota


agon sea


TC said...


There lingers breath yet then in this ethereal thing Author?

Thou hast put me in mind of the tale of the ninja thane Agon in a dustup with a Sea of Lava.

The thought vegetation thinks Agency when it clamps its glims upon that action.

I quote from the Orthodoxy.

The O'Dazzle
Deh azzle meh wazzle yeh hazzle cuz et the beh deh weh!!!!!

By gob's breath then I would wish to author many a further ethem with thee. Ethernet willing.

Phanero Noemikon said...

Here Here
[clops the knuckles on the tableture]

here here!

aditya said...


Loops ...

Anonymous said...

to play with mcclure...don't forget the substrate

. said...

:) It's all a circle. Increasing/decreasing, who knows?