The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: summer

aestive

16 July 2003, around 8.20.

Through all the varied lawns the grass once green again is brown, the summer dulling even as does winter. I am a winter creature myself, and these warm days, clear skies and noisome jocundities cause me to ache for a long nap ’til sweet reason returns with the fall; the merest mention of aestivation, however, […]

logorrhea

9 August 2003, around 8.10.

The Most Illustrious Purpled Person will choose to hear the rogue’s confession of his crime. —Don Tarquinio, chapter xvii It is a hot, and it is summer, and there is soymilk and milk made of almonds, and there is also water purchased in blue plastic containers, and I too sometimes think there should be ‘Society […]

Interstices

24 June 2004, around 15.20.

June 2004

oinopa

12 July 2004, around 13.29.

Three chairs on the deck of the house opposite rock of their own volition, looking at the sea and seven sail-less sailboats. The bright pink flowers of potted geranium plants refuse to lose their petals. And I, sadly, am reading William Hazlitt.

respite

22 July 2012, around 10.26.

pointed

31 July 2012, around 9.23.

It’s nice not to have to focus on anything.

disorientation

22 July 2013, around 17.02.

An excursion.

A view (38)

24 July 2013, around 5.38.

sunset, Portland.

momentum

26 August 2014, around 0.04.

Scent through the open window – party-goer’s perfume or an evening bath, mothballed sociability. Dull beats from the club, from the event space fluorescent light, and the shouting or murmurs of the smokers. Another scent. Ready for winter – ready to close the windows.

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