Tag Archives: Temporality

Totem Traces

Treasures of and for the Self… A time may indeed come when the pictures and statues which we admire to-day will crumble to dust, or a race of men may follow us who no longer understand the works of our … Continue reading

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Dialogue-provoking Temporal Deictic

Nic Salvato “Camp Performance and the Case of Discotropic” in After Queer Studies: Literature, Theory and Sexuality in the 21st Century edited by Tyler Bradway and E.L. McCallum A close reading of time stamps (and this day which is not … Continue reading

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Generations and Terminations

Julia Cooper The Last Word: Reviving the Dying Art of Eulogy [A] baby is not in fact a piece of immortality, but rather another piece of mortality. Multiplication is not continuation. And so for day 2521 07.11.2013

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From Humanist 32.138 Fish’ing and the words in front of us Re: 32.135 Fish’ing and the words in front of us Willard I know you as one to problematize “words”. I too want to set aside for the time being … Continue reading

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Julia Child on diversions and variations on the adage of the watched pot. Timing: Tripe is far from being a fast-food operation. It needs soaking, and simmering, and the long slow cooking — 5 to 7 hours or more, depending … Continue reading

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Circle: Book, Hand, Book

As the light fades, no attempt to bring on artificial lighting. This is how “A Happy Birthday” ends — on the image of the hand. I could easily have switched on a lamp, but I wanted to ride this day … Continue reading

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Lines & Lives

“Stop. Start Again.” from Richard Sanger Dark Woods On the last day of the year, in the last year of the century I was born in, I went into the woods with my brothers. It was cold, there was a … Continue reading

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Intersection of Temporalities

To the writing belongs one time series. In Wabi Sabi, a book by Mark Reibstein with art by Ed Young, there “are Japanese haiku that appear decoratively throughout the book.” They are also gathered at the end with transliterations and … Continue reading

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Synth Perv

Top right corner, green ink, partial underline: probably indicates the topic: synesthesia. Green highlight of a paper by Peng Yi with Latin phrase (Litterae Pervversae) in the title; right margin inscription: Peversity [sic] & Synesthesia. Long line down the edge … Continue reading

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Halting Point & Tetrahedron Spin

e.e. cummings “no then of winter equals now of spring” Helen Guri “It is hard to know the difference between body / and story, even though I have one” (“Some Containers and Ways to Make Them Spill” in Here Come … Continue reading

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