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We are the mirror as well as the face in it.

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. We are the mirror as well as the face in it. We are tasting the taste this minute of eternity. We are pain and what cures pain, both. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours. I want to hold you […]

The Rest Between Two Notes

My life is not this steeply sloping hour, in which you see me hurrying. Much stands behind me; I stand before it like a tree; I am only one of many mouths and at that, the one that will be the soonest. I am the rest between the notes, which are somehow always in discord […]

Flying Lotus – Parisian Goldfish

Another brushfire belches acrid smoke into our lungs. The city stained with ash, gray as the sky. Last time fourteen young men were swept up in the blaze and killed in an instant. The town held a candle light vigil. Oxygen, in the end. Red sun setting, mirrored in flames that creep up, floor by […]

Jamie Woon – Night Air (Ramadanman Refix)

  Sometimes at night I get in this mood And my mind separates from my body and goes swimming in a quiet pool, suspended weightless surrounded by the droplet that reflects the sound of out there. My body moves still, numbed and soft skin prickling in the artificial heat kept close by off-white walls that […]