Self and reality. Symbol and language. Myth and image. Memory and consciousness.
Dream and unreality: locus communis.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

He sits in the waiting room—

109/ —of his doctor, thumbing through pictorials of celebrities and their select lives in glossy gossip magazines, each photo a still view of their active lives touring the Hawaiian islands, helping the needy in a small village in India, consulting a moment with self-help gurus somewhere in San Francisco. When no one watches, he marks thick mustaches across the actors’ upper lips, arched slopes of barn swallow wings circling across dirt roads in April—

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