Tuesday, February 19, 2008

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there sure are a lot of these memes floating around... oh well, this one is short and seems kind of fun!

Here are the rules:
1. Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more. No cheating!
2. Find page 123.
3. Find the first 5 sentences
4. Post the next 3 sentences
5. Tag 5 people

ok, so the nearest book to me (of that length) is... let me see... a book of greek myths that troy was given for his birthday. it's very interesting, actually, to see how many writers borrow from the ideas in myths or that myths borrowed ideas from the bible. anyway...

in disgust she (Athena) threw the flute down to earth and put a curse on it. Marsyas, a satyr who was capering about in the Phrygian woods, found the flute and began to play on it. when he discovered he could play two melodies at the same time, he was wild with joy"

based on this myth, marsyas is considered sort of a "father of flutes" and there are several flute resources that bear his name.

i don't really have 5 people to tag who will actually do this... actually, janell is the only one who ever does and she's the one who tagged me! so, i'll just tag The Lochheads

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