dennis scharnberg

deck of cards

Any object is somewhat like any other object.

Royce Michaels, The Kingdom of Ice.

under the radar

Words cast a spell upon the audience.

Dennis W. Sylvester, Confessions of a Moon Man.

rich and strange

As Engels noted more than once, conspiracy schemes do not require puppeteers.

Hilbert Kaasa, The Fabian Way.

calling all cars

Anything not prohibited will be mandatory.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

nine dull coins

…only certain things—only a few things—are natural. Mountains, for example. Or boulders.

Paul Uccelo, The Content of Boxes.