Today I am inaugurating a section of brief notes in which I write about much of nothing.
The note in the shop window saying ” coffee mug cup 15 dollars”.
Walking the streets in the rain. The pavement strewn with umbrellas dropped to the ground like so many magical items cast backwards by so many desperate folktale heroes and heroines- ” I have loved this umbrella and keep it close to me always…. but it is well spent sacrificed to hold up this rain… if I can only distract the weather for a moment and get away I will surely have no need of it beyond in my future life after I pass through these trials”.
The billboard ad for a car (characteristically, I don’t know which one… but, also characteristically, I have an idea- Lexus-) that announces
-(we give you this shiny black car)
and I immediately (neatly?) invert so that-
(not an unreasonable reversal- if a=b then b=a?)
Has progress performed?…. I don’t know….
But if the affirmation insists……
(it does insist)
Perhaps we should say (in the present progressive)-