Adam Conley Celebrates High Modernist Memorial Week with A Resurrection, or, Joseph Campbell’s Hero Journey, Stage 8

riversludge, past Windy Point and Horseshoe Shoal, from swerve of shore to bend of bay brings us by a commodious vicus of recirculation back to Citizens Bank Park where  after shocking Feesh Nation, which had only recently turned its lonely eyes to him, by getting scheschmettered by the Brewers for four runs in four innings while Craig Counsell’s larcenists merrily swiped bases at their whims God damn you Adam Conley played out the archetypal role of the hero at Stage 8 of Joseph Campbell’s hero-journey  (Adam, as we all know, is the Primordial Man: he might be Adam Kadmon in Kabbalist lore, or Adam Ruhani in Sufism)….

and pinned back the Feelies for six solid innings, allowing one run on eight hits (and as the reader – ever alert – has already discerned, that’s one hit for each stage of the hero-journey thus far) with five strikeouts (and as the reader – ever alert – has already discerned, five is the same number as the points of the pentacle or, as Jorma Kaukonen commented when asked about his favorite stripe on the American flag on the lower right hand corner of the back cover of the album jacket of the Jefferson Airplane’s Volunteers album, “Let me answer that question by posing another: why don’t the pentacles keep their evil spirits away?”)….

….while being supported by a couple of long home runs by Marcell the Damned and Jason Bour, and then he hit and then the other hit, a couple of sac flies and fielding gaffes for a nifty 5-3 victory despite some attempts by the boolpen to make a gift of this game too, God damn you, much like the ones last week though not in the same spirit of returning a bit of meat to the animal master who in his boundless generosity has vouchsafed the Feesh  fourth place in the NL East just a half game behind both the Feelies and sputtering Mutts to have and to hold all for their own at four games beyond the perhaps doomed by pentacular action and dissipating strange attractor whose gossamer reality waves once loved a lass by the

 

 

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Adam Conley Celebrates High Modernist Memorial Week with A Resurrection, or, Joseph Campbell’s Hero Journey, Stage 8

    • It matters not what you require to complete your day… chances are that an Old Gator post will provide it.

      And expand your vocabulary…

      And make you run to Wikipedia/Google more than once…

      And make you shake your head and mutter “WTF is he talking about?”…

      /hat tip to OG

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