Lines on the Measures (of Thought)

Etel Adnan
“At 2 p.m. in the Afternoon”
trans. Sarah Riggs

a selection …

writing comes from a dialogue
with time: it’s made
of a mirror in which thought
is stripped and no longer knows

The abstraction of thought (through dialogue and time) is caught in concrete action of stripping before a mirror. And the moment receives its commentary later on in the sequence:

philosophy is a non-knowledge
thought takes pleasure in
measuring its borders

And so for day 2931

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