Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)


ThoughtAnarchaia will resume publishing Friday, September 5. See you around RailsConf Europe in Berlin.
Rail to Nowhere

I remember the golden days when all this was a mystery and
You could write a letter then or god forbid come visit me.
You could write a letter then or god forbid come visit me.
— The Dresden Dolls, Necessary Evil


You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first, I loved you first
Beneath the stars came fallin’ on our heads
But they’re just old light, they’re just old light
Your hair was long when we first met
— Regina Spektor, Samson

23:39 <chris2> NP: The Tiger Lillies—Start A Fire
23:40 <eTM> NP: Waldemar—Zarah Leander
23:40 <entropie_> NP: with my dick
23:40 <chris2> LOOOL



It’s good that I just do this now and then
You know I’m realy not a drinking man
But I can’t bear to talk about us any other time
Until I cross that bourbon borderline
— Gary Allan, Bourbon Borderline

Happy Friday!

He told us he loved us
But that was a lie
There was blood in his pockets
And death in his eyes
— Frank Black, Six-sixty-six



Tonight I will sleep on the beach
‘cause I had too many bottles of rum.
Maybe I’ll sit here and rest for a while
and wait for the dawn of the sun.
— Clare Fader, The Wine


It’s love that leaves and breaks
the seal of always thinking you would be
real happy and healthy strong and calm
where does the good go
where does the good go
— Tegan And Sara, Where Does The Good Go?


And it’s so sad that you’re so sad and you’re so bad for me
I followed your perfume as you ran down the street
I caught you and held you and pushed back your fringe and swore undying loyalty
— The Indelicates, New Art For The People

water effect

You have gone so far
You have gone too far
So tonight
It’s just me and the minibar
— The Dresden Dolls, Me And The Minibar


eat me.

This train is bound for glory, this train.
This train is bound for glory, this train.
This train is bound for glory,
Don’t carry nothing but the righteous and the holy.
This train is bound for glory, this train.
— Woody Guthrie, This Train Is Bound For Glory

19:18 <entropie_> fass
19:18 <jazlov> jazen: Truppenübungsplatz
19:18 <eTM> interessant
19:18 <eTM> als schimpfwort
19:18 <chris2> das ist eher für frauen, oder?
19:18 <entropie_> chris2: LOL

Who says we die?
Before we live
I promise you walls of grace
to carry on
When we’re lost
We’ll find a way
— Shiny Toy Guns, I Promise You Walls


BERRIES fly  :-)
19:26 <Pistos> Don't you love it when you run a spec in the morning, it fails, then you go get some lunch, run it again, and it passes…
19:26 <Pistos> Maybe the spec was just hungry?

And where is the love?
Who knows what to do?
The men and the women carry us through
Across the river, to the promised land
— Dan Bern, Where is the Love?

You are my whore, you are the one I adore,
you are the one that my twisted heart adores,
like a dog I will gnaw, like a dog I will paw,
you’re the one that my twisted heart adores.
— The Tiger Lillies, Whore


ThoughtA bookmarklet for wayback.


To make a name for learning
when other roads are barred,
take something very easy
and make it very hard.
— Piet Hein, Wide Road

La escalera azul

The Nationalists, the Socialists,
The Communists, the Capitalists
They all agree you don’t exist
And they all watch as you slash your wrists
— Tiger Lillies, Gypsy Lament



Any asshole can open up a museum
Put all of the things he loves on display
So everyone could see them
The house, a car, a thoughtful wife
Ordinary moments in his ordinary life
— Rilo Kiley, It’s A Hit


Wake up in the morning
I shall wake up and so shall you
And I wake up, the sun is beautiful
And it is warming you and I
Fragile as we lie
— Eisley, One Day I Slowly Floated Away



Don’t move so slow, don’t move so slow,
dont move so slow, dont move so slow
so move, yeah move.
I got nowhwere to go, I’ve got nowhere to go
— Tegan And Sarah, I Can’t Take It

If I had rubies and riches and crowns
I’d buy the whole world and change things around
I’d throw all the guns and the tanks in the sea
For they are mistakes of a past history.
Let me die in my footsteps
Before I go down under the ground.
— Bob Dylan, Let Me Die In My Footsteps



I laid with you for hours
Staring at your face
I laid with you for hours
Remembering your taste
— The Glove, Mouth To Mouth

7 by Javier A
Here comes the sun

Thank you for the warning
But I still see inside
A little global warming
Never hurt no one
— Dresden Dolls, The Gardener


Water Play

She will crush you, she’ll excite you
She’ll destroy you, she’ll ignite you
She’ll take you to a world of darkness
And death, and death!
— Inkubus Sukkubus, All Along The Crooked Way

the exit

People are crazy and times are strange
I’m locked in tight, I’m out of range
I used to care, but things have changed
— Bob Dylan, Things Have Changed



Not every pain hurts
Deep inside
When you learn to divide
Don’t fear the danger
Follow your heart to the light
Live your dream and learn to carry on
— Lacrimosa, Not Every Pain Hurts

Self-evolving system

I really don’t care and neither does he
If this hotel melts into the sea
Polished and so rare, this is the way that we see.
The coldness helps, it’s our favorite remedy.
— Rasputina, The New Zero



And it’s been a long time
Which agrees with this watch of mine
And I know that I miss you
and I’m sorry if I dissed you
— Modest Mouse, Trailer Trash

If it doesn’t kill you
It will shape you
If it doesn’t break you
It will make you
— Siouxsie Sioux, If It Doesn’t Kill You

I spend a lot of time here.



Now you are punished
For absolutely nothing
And I feel so good
Because once more
I don’t have to be honest
— The Gathering, Locked Away

National Art Museum

ThoughtWrite a procmail script to summarize your lottery spam winnings.

All the sense you are capable of
does not seem to save you
You heed the glance of a smile
Was it impossible to float for a while?
— The Gathering, Amity


belated happy birthday miss V!

I wish I was a mole in the ground
Yes I wish I was a mole in the ground
If I’s a mole in the ground I’d root that mountain down
And I wish I was a mole in the ground
— I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground

Heaven or what !?

I want four young ladies to bear up my coffin,
I want three young maidens to carry me on,
And each of them carry a bunch of wild roses,
To lay on my body as I pass along.
— Rally Wood, One Morning in May


Plastic Spider

This is the hammer that killed John Henry
Won’t kill me, won’t kill me, won’t kill me
This is the hammer that killed John Henry
Won’t kill me, won’t kill me, won’t kill me
— Spike Driver Blues

NC Aquarium 58

Oh death, where thy sting? Oh grave, where is thy victory?
You thought you had a hold on me but you were wrong, I’ve been set free
— Randy Travis, Oh Death


Hammond-Mahler Camp

Torn between two lovers, feelin’ like a fool
Lovin’ both of you is breakin’ all the rules
Torn between two lovers, feelin’ like a fool
Lovin’ you both is breakin’ all the rules
— Mary MacGregor, Torn Between Two Lovers

burnt toast

On a rainy day
and as the world will blow to bits
I’ll cradle you and hold you tight
— Eels, Something Is Sacred


Lamp by ricko

I’ve played cards in England
I’ve played cards in Spain
I’ll bet you ten dollars
I’ll beat you next game
— Clarence Ashley, Coo Coo Bird

ljus och mörker

And at dinner time we stopped and walked back to the house to eat
And Mama hollered out the back door “y’all remember to wipe your feet”
And then she said “I got some news this mornin’ from Choctaw Ridge”
“Today Billy Joe MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge”
— Bobbie Gentry, Ode To Billie Joe


Straws (continued)

And with the horses prancin’ through the fields,
With my knife in my jeans and the rain on the shield,
I sang a song for the glory of the beauty of you,
Waitin’ for me in your dress of blue
— Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Till The End Of The World


Imagination takes the shadows away
Everyday I’ve been without you
Imagination keeps the shadows away
Everday I stay without you
Too many times, without you
— Xymox, Imagination



Long may you run.
Long may you run.
Although these changes have come
With your chrome heart shining in the sun
Long may you run.
— Neil Young, Long May You Run


Why can’t you just hold me
And how come it is so hard
And do you like to see me broken
And why do I still care
— Maria Mena, Just Hold Me



Memories growing so distant with time
No longer do I even care
Still, when I wake up the screams in my head
Remind me of what I left there
— Kiuas, No More Sleep For Me

coffee beans

Moloch! Moloch! Robot apartments! invisible suburbs! skeleton treasuries! blind capitals! demonic industries! spectral nations! invincible mad houses! granite cocks! monstrous bombs! — Allen Ginsberg, Howl


The Truth is Out There

The world is neither fair nor unfair
the idea is just a way for us to understand
no the world is neither fair nor unfair
so some survive
and others die
and you always want a reason why
— The Cure, Where The Birds Always Sing Lyrics

underground tunnel

Dead is the new alive
A gothic play revival
The last act of the show
Give in, give in, give in, give in
You play the game
You never win
— Emilie Autumn, Dead Is The New Alive



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Permission is granted hereby,
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Use as is fit,
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These rights, on this notice, rely.
— Alexander E Genaud, Poetic License


When you think that you’ll survive
Just don’t try
Run and hide
My eyes are hollow like my soul
— Emilie Autumn, Hollow Like My Soul



It’s a dream
Only a dream
And it’s fading now
Fading away
It’s only a dream
Just a memory without anywhere to stay
— Neil Young, It’s A Dream

three sunflowers-psychedelic

Dann denk ich mal was anderes
als immer nur an dich,
denn das viele an dich denken
bekommt mir nicht.
— 2raumwohnung, Wir trafen uns in einem Garten



As your lips form the words that you won’t say
In the distance, your favorite song plays
I turn you over and look in your eyes
Promise you that this is forever or ‘til one of us dies
— She Wants Revenge, Written In Blood

18:52 <shevy> lol
18:56 <duschendestroye2> shevy: kennst du auch andere wörter?
18:57 <et> *fluester* korrekte antwort ist "lol, ja"
18:59 <shevy> lol, ja
19:01 <christophsturm> lol!

Young man, in mathematics you don’t understand things, you just get used to them. — John von Neumann

I let out the freak
for all to see
And she won’t let you think that you’re
so much better than me
— Swollen Lyrics, Jack off Jill


F53C3.2 (fbxb-103): Reporter_gene

And everything is changing faster than I can describe
All I really know to do is grab the wheel and drive
I look for love
And some adventure
And I try not to let my own breathing scare me off the road
— Dan Bern, Black Tornado


I never see anything I like
I never like anything I see
I never see anything but me
I’d like to see you sometime
— Minuit, Except You



Can’t you see me?
I am your long lost best friend.
Please believe me.
All these things have happened.
— Rasputina, Our Lies

water droplet 2

It all began so easy, with you on the floor
Against your willing flanks and knocking down your door
Until the day it crumbled, no game of win and lose
You told me nothing, you left me confused
— Clan of Xymox, Jasmine and Rose


the gracious whale's little blue tail

Oh, I’d follow you to the river, that washes out to the sea
Through the wind, through the rain of a cold dark night
That’s where I’ll be
— Tom Waits, Widow’s Grove

Earth's exposed geology

We always run our heads too much
We know the reason, but such and such
On your own,
You will not let your arm go
— Beach House, Master Of None


I got static in my head
The reflected sound of everything
Tried to go to where it led
But it didn’t lead to anything
— Elliott Smith, Tomorrow Tomorrow

Panamint City, California
TV screen closeup

Und die Welt dreht in ihren Fugen, bringt sich um
Und ihr glaubt, ihr seid nur Zuschauer,
und ihr klatscht oder bleibt stumm
Und ihr glaubt, ihr seid nur Zuschauer,
und ihr klatscht oder bleibt stumm
— Früchte Des Zorns, Die Welt Dreht In Ihren Fugen



True love will find you in the end
You’ll find out just who was your friend
Don’t be sad, I know you will,
But don’t give up until
True love finds you in the end.
— Daniel Johnson, True Love Will Find You In The End

Luci della centrale

Do you cry out in your sleep
All my failings expose?
Get a taste in my mouth
As desperation takes hold
Is it something so good
Just can’t function no more?
When love, love will tear us apart again
— Joy Division, Love Will Tear Us Apart