Monthly Archives: November 2010

Not unpleasant sleeplessness

I do not sleep much, but that’s okay. It is not an unpleasant sleeplessness. I awoke and woke myself once again to the silence. The silence of the fog engulfed mountains. The silence that begun in Hungarian. Then I awake … Continue reading

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In the sheets

I heard thunder again. He’s a happy one, chuckling off in the night, merry in his infidelity to lightning. She is too harsh and angular, too high-pitched and hysterical. He far prefers the velvet of the dark night. Now that’s … Continue reading

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A life without words

Yes, that is where a life without words can take us. I don’t know how important words really are. These labels that imprison us in the still-lifes that capture the table, empty it of its essence. It becomes mere wood, … Continue reading

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Without words, continued

Take away language and we go beyond the object, the person, the phenomenon. The thunder outside is no longer thunder. It is not even noise. If you have no words then what does it become? Where does it go? Does … Continue reading

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Ways of seeing, ways of words

John Berger is telling me stories that I must make mine in order to rewrite. It will take time. I’ll share a small portion here with this video, as I think it fits. He goes beyond words. Claims that seeing … Continue reading

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This is not Hungary

It’s silly, thought Hungary would be more familiar than Slovenia, but it’s the oppposite. Hungary was exotic. Slovenia is more like the Europe we know, familiar even in the Ikea furniture he decorates the appartment with. There’s a computer with … Continue reading

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Leaving Hungary, entering Slovenia

We leave Hungary and enter Slovenia. The crossing is uneventful and one questions if there has even been a crossing at all, but slowly the world is shifting around you. You have left many, many words behind, but you don’t … Continue reading

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