FIRE IN THE BELLY
470 x 600, mid 1990s, crayon, by Chris Wayan
"Fire in the belly" is American slang, used as far I can tell only by reporters, not human beings. It means a burning ambition to win elections. Deemed essential by the media (Ralph Nader lacks it, so he can't be a real candidate). The rest of us would rather hear about what candidates will DO, but no, we get belly.
And polls of course. Everything but policy.
I get fire in the belly myself, but if I quit eating junk food and watching junk election news, and just close my eyes and vote for beautiful losers... it usually goes away.
World Dream Bank homepage - Art gallery - New stuff - Introductory sampler, best dreams, best art - On dreamwork - Books
Indexes: Subject - Author - Date - Names - Places - Art media/styles
Titles: A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - IJ - KL - M - NO - PQ - R - Sa-Sh - Si-Sz - T - UV - WXYZ
Email: email@example.com - Catalog of art, books, CDs - Behind the Curtain: FAQs, bio, site map - Kindred sites