Tag Archives: death

His days are like grass

By itself, a long life has no significance. Jesus was dead at 33. Pol Pot lived twice as long.



When his son died, Emerson looked hard at grief. He later recalled it as a shallow emotion, depthless and unreal. No stoic lives far from the fact that we are born to die.

What an absence of memory smells like

Memory is not primarily a mental function. Memory constitutes as the body. When the body dies, memory dies too. Memory is weight. Excess of memory, excess of weight. Babies are what an absence of memory smells like.