georges perec. 1973.
what we need to question is bricks, concrete, glass, our table manners, our utensils, our tools, the way we spend our time, our rhythms. to question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us. we live, true, we breathe, true, we walk, we open doors, we go down staircases, we sit at a table in order to eat, we lie down on a bed in order to sleep. how? where? when? why?
migration. w.s. merwin
prayers of many summers come to roost on a moment until it sinks under them and they resume their journey flying by night with the sound of blood rushing in an ear