A little journal entry from a end of March or beginning of April 2003.
Now the question of solitude
becomes apparent in its urgency.
To be alone is to break away
from being on. from being in a
being listened by for.
From providing a reflective service for
the other. From being aligned with
the other. A wanting to be offside,
not at the other’s side. Not to be
outside or inside. But A-side.
To rupture the hermeneutical circle
and the constant series of positionings
To whisper to one’s self.
It reminds me of Anthony Storr’s study on solitude. It also echoes for me a need to retreat from the theatrics of the everyday that can be very acute at moments.
And so for day 858