Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Jack London Writers Conference: Call of the Wild Mind

In honor of the upcoming Jack London Writers Conference Oct 10-11 in Foster City, CA

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark
should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dryrot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent
glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to
live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying
to prolong them.
I shall use my time.

-Jack London

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