The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: window

the false dichotomy

25 March 2003, around 14.00.

waiting for the flood

14 June 2003, around 8.15.

piscium et summa genus haesit ulmo, nota quae sedes fuerat columbis… A family of fishes clings to the utmost elm, once familiar as a seat for the pigeons. —Horace (Odes, 1.2.9–10) A fool might think they were beautiful, their white wings flashing in the sun, their rubid eyes sparkling. They are no longer content to […]

not at home

27 August 2007, around 0.30.

At home in the evening, planning escapades. The books read and unread gathering coffee stains and toast crumbs. The at one time unimaginable, commonplace. Things moving slowly. The sense of progress, though: gears turning, ticking well-oiled shiny. Intangible, unavoidable, inescapable. Backed into imagined corners that flatten and fade and open onto unexpected vantages. Yet continuance […]

aridity

6 October 2007, around 21.40.

Under the window-seat in the back parlor, where wasps die and desiccate, the memories are kept, unlocked, unbidden, and inaccessible – mint-green florilegium, pallor bred under the western sun. The thought makes me sleepy.

A view (26)

9 June 2009, around 0.19.

From the kitchen balcony.

A view (27)

24 November 2009, around 9.40.

A view (30)

25 December 2010, around 19.50.

Boiling the kettle for tea steams up the windows. Still no snow, though.

frost

9 December 2011, around 6.56.

The changing patterns of frost on the window are always interesting to me.

distant views

15 October 2021, around 10.53.

Amazing what one finds in old folders. So many possibilities. (ca. 2002)

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