Ode to an empty chair that resembles its invisible occupant way too much


O perfect chair.  Platonic chair of chairs.   The perfect empty Obama chair.   Tremenda plasta.    Plasta tremenda.  Emptiness and sheer waste all at once.  Absence and Void, voiding and absence.   Intelligible essence of  “O”.

The word  “plasta” has various meanings.   All of them apply to our current president.

Thanks, Clint, for the perfect metaphor.   Hope you see this, and that it makes your day.

Bilingual dictionary definition of “plasta”:

1. Masa blanda y espesa: el puré quedó hecho una plasta.

2. Excremento blando y redondeado: plasta de vaca.

3. Cosa aplastada: quería hacer un pastel,pero me salió una plasta.

4. Persona pesada: prefiero que no venga porque es un plasta.

5. Persona inútil: ese tipo hace todo mal, es tremenda plasta


1. A soft and thick mass: the puree turned out a plasta

2. Soft and rounded excrement: cow plasta

3. Something squished: I wanted to bake a pie but it came out as a plasta

4. An unpleasant person: I’d be happier if he didn’t show up because he is such a plasta.

5. A useless person: That guy does everything poorly, he is a giant plasta

The only other chair that tops the one above is the full Obama version — the stool of stools:

wiggle stool2

3 thoughts on “Ode to an empty chair that resembles its invisible occupant way too much

  1. The perfect metaphor indeed. The plasta chair is also very expensive (over $1000.00), ugly, and useless. Happy to say, “You didn’t build it”.

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