Tuesday, August 9, 2011
some specific something that's no longer required
Necessity being one of invention's many mothers, I have a certain faith in our ability to repurpose almost anything, provided it becomes sufficiently necessary. Then again, I suspect we've abandoned cities in the past because they were too thoroughly built to do some specific something that's no longer required."
~ William Gibson, Scientific American, September 2011
[Damen Avenue below North Avenue]
- a man with a fin-tailed car
- a frenchman in chicago
- so you spend your time in vague regret or vaguer h...
- slow as a cloud
- the hand holds no chalk
- a bicycle that glitters like the wind
- some specific something that's no longer required
- every time you watch a movie
- a perpetual setting forth
- days before the injury was expected
- a minor light, a cooling star
- constantly lapsing into oblivion
- figureless landscapes drenched in the light worked...
- no moon and the stars sparse
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