Category Archives: Symbol

The Osmotic Ocean

  osmosis: A gradual, often unconscious process of assimilation or absorption; the spontaneous passage or diffusion of water or other solvents through a semipermeable membrane. ≈ The walker on the city street stops to gaze at the ocean. Tracing a … Continue reading

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How it Begins

how it begins (or ends) ≈≈≈ Now playing: Morton Feldman – For Samuel Beckett

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We Can Only Be Onlookers

. The call precedes the chorus of arrival A delphian chant from an ancient score   We can only be onlookers   Line of the long low swoop   Ascending   over the Forth   Carried   on song   … Continue reading

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Requiem for an Unknown Event

Found object, St Stephen Street, Edinburgh. Now Playing: Lawrence English/Thor Harris Requiem for a Reaper / Pillar of Cloud’ from Cruel Optimism.

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Call and Response

the mist the call the fall the mist … ========= Later (with headphones) ========= The missed      call The Fall the mist … (Blindness, Peel Session)   Twa Ools / Trees Call of the rain-smeared cobbles (Rose Lane) Nocturne ≈ St Andrews, … Continue reading

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Lost coordinates

Time adrift Land, sea and sky under caul of ice fog Lost coordinates.   Trace of an island? spectral ship? Ah – foreshore shaman at the prow. ≈≈≈ Now playing: Kevin Drumm – Middle of Nothing (Part 1)

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A short history of …

. A short history of breathing ≈ . A short history of writing (scratch wall) ≈ . A short history of building … stone brick mortar (concrete) iron glass plastic … ≈ Now playing: Claire M Singer – Solas

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