Necessary Chances

“Where Chance Meets Necessity”

Somewhere in the city of New York there are four or five still-unknown objects that belong together. […] The city has an infinite number of interesting objects in an infinite number of unlikely places.

Charles Simic. Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell. These are the opening and closing sentences of Simic’s prose poem brought together here by chance and making a very necessary observation about the plethora of opportunities found in urban spaces.

And so for day 1102

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