Category Archives: philosophy

On Office Furniture

It generally folds flat for mobility purposes and is durable, but only in the sense that it lasts a long time. It cannot avoid the ennui that attaches like the world’s bacteria to a newborn. Arc tables. Hardwearing laminate. Robustly … Continue reading

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On Looking

Underneath the ah-chez, I dreamed my dreams away…                   Isn’t looking wanting? The performer dancing for a haphazard crowd wants to be looked at; she wants to be seen by this crowd … Continue reading

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On books

                    I have a copy of Art in Theory, 1900 to 1990 which has travelled through two decades with me, barely read. Gradually, the red rectangle on the broad spine has … Continue reading

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Arrows

He was briefly in our English Literature class. He attended for less than a term, leaving not long after an exercise in creative writing; the only piece I remember was his. I am left with an impression only, of the … Continue reading

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On Old Ladies Crossing the Road

What’s that up ahead? Why is the traffic at a stand still? Ah! I see. An old lady is crossing the road.  She was crossing diagonally the heart of the cross, and was only a fraction of the way out … Continue reading

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