The influence of gaslight or electric light on the growth of paraheliotropic trees

bonebrushing the edges of the res interna (upper transcend)

Month: March, 2017

The Storm and the Pathetic Fallacy

I stepped out on my balcony, for a moment, and thought about the static and distress I’ve been feeling for the last week or so, since I saw her last, and thought about how the sun and warmth had come to Philadelphia at her heels, and now, she’s gone, and I’m gone, and winter’s back with a vengeance, and wondered, momentarily, whether I was causing this (or maybe she was causing this), and as I opened the glass, and the wind barrelled past, a force, a great force, shaking me–it was large, and I was small–I laughed at the pathetic hubris of a man, who seeing the storm, thinks:

Maybe this is me. 

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The Act and the Gesture

Act, the real act; instead of all these little gestures;