Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

this is how you achieve the sublime

This is how you achieve the sublime — not by being infallible or invulnerable, but by showing yr fallibility and sharing in the glorious moment where, by sheer luck of the draw, the universe smiles on you and you are, even if for only a second, more than what you were born as. That is the true spirit of rock'n'roll. Yr a fuck-up. Yr beautiful. Yr human.

-- "We Sent Patrick Stickles, of Titus Andronicus, to Review the Replacements Reunion Show. Naturally, he wrote 9,000+ words."

Naturally. As you do.