Tag Archives: Homage to Borges

Notes on a Meditation

On a bench in a park in a distant corner of a city a solitary figure sits lost in a labyrinth of memories; Thoughts traverse the long distances between the days each one in turn a palimpsest of the one … Continue reading

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A Nocturne & Several Impossibilities

Of all the rooms in your parents’ house, there is now one which you’ll never enter again, nor see within those mementoes that once signified your childhood; There are now some days hidden from you, that can no longer be … Continue reading

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An Empty Evening & Other Concerns

Of all your books in the library, there is now one that you’ll never read again, nor reacquaint yourself with the travails of its hero on whom you copied your life as a palimpsest; Of all the faces outside in … Continue reading

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Of Clocks and Faces

There are clocks older than time, that would show us how little of it there is left to spend, were we only capable of deciphering their numerals we might hasten more linger less decide sooner hesitate only when we are … Continue reading

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Entranced

What does the mirror see when the mirror looks into its mirror self ? mirroring itself mirroring mirroring mirroring , mirroring mirroring mirroring , mirroring mirroring mirroring mirroring…

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Ex

The Scene ; Shuttered windows and a locked room ; floors garnished with detritus from Ages passing in front of you ; their cortege of phantoms of possibilities withered into ineradicable regret ; their bouquet of bitterness rendered inert on … Continue reading

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Nunc Dimittis

When you get up tomorrow tomorrow will not be there for you , Its aspirations for you discarded into a forgetting forgetful forever forgotten ; Tomorrow will unfurl its plans and stratagems from which you somehow have been omitted , … Continue reading

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