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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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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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The Library at Alexandria

What words were they that were lost amid intolerance’s rage? Whose verses,knowledge,wisdom were swept into oblivion by the fires’ wrath? A pyre stacked with a million scrolls the deeds and glories of Ages past gone into the long forgetting; and … Continue reading

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Notes on the disaffection of an Intellectual

We know nothing worth knowing and were it worth knowing we wouldn’t even know that we didn’t know whether or not it was; Knowledge is the sum of all the emptinesses gathered in a vacuum, we articulate acquired knowledge in … Continue reading

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Notes on the Poignancy of Suffering

We shared a feigned nostalgia for those things that none of us could remember or would even care to; Of how, the world broke our hearts and left them scattered in a thousand pieces for collectors of detritus in some … Continue reading

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Notes on the Lives of Dreams

Years tick away with their incessant urgency, days expire in a breath; There is not world enough to encompass all that has been dreamt; Unrequited dreams are promises of a future aborted in the womb; I am left raging with … Continue reading

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A Flaneur’s Diary

The Man in the paper-thin disguise squandered his spare change on a slice of evening sunshine; His coffee grew warm in a cup on the counter where the clientelle had filled their quota of ashtrays; Watches told lies and nearby … Continue reading

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