As a child I used to spend hours walking alone across fields just to get away.
“Yes, but fragments of what?“
The beauty and appreciation of things imperfect and impermanent; accepting the flow of life.
And here, on the outskirts of memory,
I look off again into that distance,
As if into a future,Eric Pankey
Sometimes I see something so moving I know I’m not supposed to linger… If you stay too long you wear out the wordless shock. Love it and trust it and leave.Don Delillo – Underworld
The desert — infinity, chaos, uncertainty, boredom, disappearance, solitude, silence.
noun/ fraɡm(ə)nt/ a small part broken off or separated from something.
verb/ fraɡˈmɛnt/ break or cause to break into fragments.
Beyond the horizon of language, thinking can go no further.Andrew Hui
A fragment ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Whatever truth or meaning may be found lie in between the lines and behind the words.
The heart has its reasons of which reason does not know.Blaise Pascal
All finite things are fragments, for they are nothing but pieces torn from infinity.Andrew Hui
Everything is in the process of changing into something else.
The most creative, imaginative theory often betters art. It doesn’t have to be right or true to be beautiful.
fluid/ fluːɪd/ noun
Not settled or stable; likely or able to change.
In striving for truth we can sometimes discover a suitable fiction.
Am I drawn to the desert, the natural territory of disappearance, because my psyche yearns for my own disappearance?