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Inspiration Peak Forums • WIT AND WISDOM
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WIT AND WISDOM

Posted: February 19, 2012, 2:35 am
by fredcowie
Wit and wisdom
© 2012 Frederick J. Cowie, Ph.D.

Franklin
Emerson
Whitman
Wilde
Twain
Rogers
Wittgenstein
Wittgenstein?
Who?
What?
Hush!
Listen!
“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.”
Oops, sorry

Posted: February 19, 2012, 11:45 am
by lifeboat
Smiling deep inside at this... thank you Fred

Posted: February 19, 2012, 1:35 pm
by Davidf
Fred,
Very clever...liked this.
~Davidf

Posted: February 23, 2012, 12:23 am
by LadySolaris
Fred's aim is to teach us to pass from a piece of disguised nonsense to something that is patent nonsense ;)

Posted: February 23, 2012, 3:48 am
by fredcowie
Fred's aim is to teach us to pass from a piece of disguised nonsense to something that is patent nonsense............
hmmmmm............i didn't know that.............was my aim good?

Posted: February 23, 2012, 6:34 am
by LadySolaris
It was meant as a compliment, Fred :) I like Wittgenstein - patent nonsense makes philosophical theories appear reasonable. I suppose I bridged my delighted amusement at your poem in a nonsensical way.

thanks

Posted: February 23, 2012, 9:11 am
by fredcowie
I thought so, thanks, i was trying to tell myself to shut up cuz i know nothing of wit and wisdom...........using wittgenstein as my foil to myself........i like oscar wilde's idea that as critics we can say how we feel and that's about it.............thanks again, fred