Wednesday 27 March 2013

Sunday in the Egyptian gallery

"ceremonies of preservation" are also in "The King", "Imagination", etc. Preservation (or rendering in words/paint) inevitably involves a change of format - simplification, choosing what to omit. The persona here seems to be accepting the sacrifices involved in preserving a memory, not wanting the complications of the living person. The feeling seems mutual. It's time to move on.

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