Lovely morning, World War Two.
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There is nothing so loathsome as a sentimental surrealist.
Pointsman is finding it much easier to of late to slip into a l'etat c'est moi frame of mind--who else is doing anything?
For a moment she'd wondered if the seal around her sockets were tight enough to allow the tears simply to go on and fill up the entire lens space and never dry. She could carry the sadness of the moment with her that way forever, see the world refracted through those tears, those specific tears, as if indices as yet unfound varied in important ways from cry to cry.
The Man has a branch office in each of our brains, his corporate emblem is a white albatross, each local rep has a cover known as the Ego, and their mission in this world is Bad Shit. We do know what's going on, and we let it go on. As long as we can see them, stare at them, those massively moneyed, once in a while. As long as they allow us a glimpse, however rarely. We need that. And they know it - how often, under what conditions...
No language meant no chance of co-opting them in to what their round and flaxen invaders were calling Salvation.
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