Sunday, June 13, 2010

gunned down eyes.

so I had an old copy of kerouac's "The Road" in my hands at this old used book store and I was excited about the history the hands that have held this copy may have thought. I leafed through it and started seeing highlights and underlines, and saw that the pieces that were captured seemed very remote and emotionless, as if I'd flipped through channels with closed captioning on, catching pieces of out of context subtitles. got me thinking about the way people read and what their brain attaches to different meanings of the little text pockets we mark to stand out to our future selves or other future individuals. the choice is almost always a story in

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