Wednesday, February 16, 2011

listen / present

Within the shadows of the gap are all the unused words from the dictionary, the Chinese fortune cookies never cracked and read, the books remaindered and pulped without ever being shipped from the warehouse, the minutes and hours and days of film footage left on the cutting room floor, to be swept up by a sleepy janitor and thrown into the dumpster at the end of the day.

Casanova in Bolzano / Sándor Márai

waxing gibbous