Desiderata ~ Stanza 3

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Desiderata ~ Stanza 3

Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:46 pm

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Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming -
Wow! What a ride!

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Unread postby Heather_Hanson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:54 pm

and everywhere life is full of heroism


The very last line brought a tear to my eye, because it reminded me of when in AWE Jack takes Elizabeth in the parachute for the other crew members to cut out Will's heart.
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Unread postby Glendaleigh » Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:55 pm

Ah, yes. Our fine protagonist always makes sure that he is known, by all and sundry, as CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow. His better nature usually almost always wins over his desires for money and riches. :cloud9:

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Unread postby Heather_Hanson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:57 pm

for the world is full of trickery


Perfect line for the Caribbean and the pirates in it. :capnjack:
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Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:00 pm

The very last line brought a tear to my eye, because it reminded me of when in AWE Jack takes Elizabeth in the parachute for the other crew members to cut out Will's heart.


Heather, Elizabeth was right. Jack did have the chance "to do the right thing". More than once...


Glendaleigh wrote:Ah, yes. Our fine protagonist always makes sure that he is known, by all and sundry, as CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow. His better nature usually almost always wins over his desires for money and riches. :cloud9:


Almost always indeed. He wouldn't be the CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow we know and love otherwise!
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Wow! What a ride!

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Unread postby Heather_Hanson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:01 pm

DeppInTheHeartOfTexas wrote:
The very last line brought a tear to my eye, because it reminded me of when in AWE Jack takes Elizabeth in the parachute for the other crew members to cut out Will's heart.


Heather, Elizabeth was right. Jack did have the chance "to do the right thing". More than once...

That is true. :cool:
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Unread postby Linda Lee » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:15 pm

Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortune of time.


Well, we know all our pirates were interested in their careers. They were fighting for survival. Also, Norrington in DMC, stole the heart so he could get his "life" back, he certainly seemed happy to be back in uniform in AWE.
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Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:17 pm

And the world of POTC is certainly full of trickery. :-O
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Wow! What a ride!

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Unread postby Liz » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:18 pm

Linda Lee wrote:
Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortune of time.


Well, we know all our pirates were interested in their careers. They were fighting for survival. Also, Norrington in DMC, stole the heart so he could get his "life" back, he certainly seemed happy to be back in uniform in AWE.


Aye, but Norrington was also heroic in this one.
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Unread postby Heather_Hanson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:59 pm

DeppInTheHeartOfTexas wrote:And the world of POTC is certainly full of trickery. :-O


:cool: :capnjack:
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Unread postby Linda Lee » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:06 pm

Liz wrote:
Aye, but Norrington was also heroic in this one.


Aye, he was, and it was good to see him choose the "right" side.
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Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:45 pm

Hated to see him die though. :sad:
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Unread postby Heather_Hanson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:48 pm

DeppInTheHeartOfTexas wrote:Hated to see him die though. :sad:


Me too. :-/
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Unread postby Liz » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:51 pm

Heather_Hanson wrote:
DeppInTheHeartOfTexas wrote:Hated to see him die though. :sad:


Me too. :-/


:bawl: But it was a heroic death.
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Unread postby Heather_Hanson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:01 pm

Liz wrote:
Heather_Hanson wrote:
DeppInTheHeartOfTexas wrote:Hated to see him die though. :sad:


Me too. :-/


:bawl: But it was a heroic death.


Yes, that's true.
"This is the day you almost caught Captain Jack Sparrow!" - CJS
"Fuhgetaboutit." - Donnie Brasco


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