dennis scharnberg

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feeling of emptiness

We will know that the tide has turned when Winston Smith is regarded as the bad guy.

Jeremy Clyde, Phenomenology of Falsehood.

please awaken now

Polyphony is movement. In the listener. By means of voices.

Benedict Symes, A Meditation on Periodicity.

units of measure

“Jung was wrong to have second thoughts about the Oedipal Complex. There should have been no thoughts about it.”

Rollin Mungo, Selected Rants of Mr. Barraclough.

incomparable ice tongs

“Could he have strangled himself? Seriously, Joan. Can you think of a way?”

Michael Wayne Hammer, Mystery of the Murmuring Maiden.

functional squeak doll

“So what does motivate us, hmm? Got an answer, Dr. Freud? Carl? Anybody?”

Desmond Ogg, Waving Fields of Alfalfa.

stones rubbed smooth

Sophistication: a measure of the distance from common sense that one has achieved.

W. Karl Bavinger, The Misanthrope’s Way with Words.

dust of ages

The unexpected earthquake.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

same-sex face lick

Of all the things under the sun, a genealogy is perhaps the most narrow, and the most demanding.

Clem Tartessos, Designing the Past.

buildings will fall

“Soon we will be forced to listen,” insisted Jack. “You mark my words.”

Ralston Dowd, The General Ghastliness.

out in red

How much of civilization is mere momentum?

Titus Musgrave, Carthago Delenda Est.