Three small studies.
The marvelous country side of Cambridgeshire. Ely|
A thousand suns will stream on thee,|
A thousand moons will quiver;
But not by thee my steps shall be,
For ever and for ever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
“The poets are in the vanguard of a changed conception of Being.”|
Aletheia (Ancient Greek: λήθεια)|
An attempt to make sense of how things in the world appear to human beings as
part of an opening in intelligibility, as "unclosedness" or "unconcealedness"
And yet, and yet . . . Denying temporal succession, denying the self, denying the astronomical universe, are apparent desperations and secret consolations. Our destiny is not frightful by being unreal; it is frightful because it is irreversible and iron-clad. Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire. The world, unfortunately, is real; I, unfortunately, am Borges.|