As the end of December, 2012 approaches, I’ve just deciphered the Izapa Stela 25. Here’s what it says:
Seven Macaw and Toucan Sam are sitting together in the forest.
Toucan Sam: Enough of this “follow your nose” business. I want some food already.
Seven Macaw: Look, I just ripped off the arm of a guy called Hunahpu. Want a bite?
Toucan Sam: Gee, thanks! I think I like being an omnivore. Wait — I see a jaguar and a tiger.
Seven Macaw: Uh oh, here come Xbalanque and Tony….
Hi, I’m a parrot.
I’m actually a person who is writing blog fiction based on the Mayan epic, the Popol Vuh, & occasionally making a nuisance of myself on sites related to the 2012 apocalypse phenomenon.
My proactively pre-post-apocalyptic parrot project is Seven Macaw: A Mythic Narrative in Prose and Verse. Basically, my plan is to rewrite the story & give it a different ending. Why not? There are worse things one can do with the end of this year.
This is my first WordPress blog. After creating a Gravatar account using the infamous Blom Plate picture of Seven Macaw as my personal spirit-animal avatar (or way (pronounced like “why”), as the ancient Maya would call it), I couldn’t resist the temptation to build a virtual Nance Tree on which to perch my cyberparrot identity. We Wooden People are terrible at resisting temptation, you see. So here it is.
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