Ferry Perspective (1)

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GUILDENSTERN (quietly): Where we went wrong was getting on a boat. We can move, of course, change direction, rattle about, but our movement is contained within a larger one that carries us along as inexorably as the wind and current…

~ Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

 

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en route
between one dock and another
yet stationary
a brisk mildness in between two seasons
just a sweater
no jacket
we lose most of our body heat through our heads
so in other words
a hat of some sort does improve the experience

 

30 Comments

  1. Yay–it’s good to see our pal Guildenstern again. 🙂

    I like the different types of liminal space in the quote and poem.
    (But I really do not like to wear hats.) 🙂

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        • Now that I’ve had time to find it on the intertubes….there was one bit that fits perfectly for an exchange with a couple of guys in red shirts talking to the person who is ready to beam them down with the rest of the landing crew (aka the one’s you know will be there next episode).

          ROS: They had it in for us, didn’t they? Right from the beginning. Who’d have thought that we were so
          important?
          GUIL: But why? Was it all for this? Who are we that so much should converge on our little deaths? (In anguish
          to the PLAYER.) Who are we?
          PLAYER: You are Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. That’s enough.
          GUIL: No – it is not enough. To be told so little – to such an end – and still, finally, to be denied an explanation…
          PLAYER: In our experience, most things end in death.

          I wouldn’t have known it if I hadn’t looked it up, but those lines are actually the ones that follow the line i used for the epitaph.

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  2. Ha ha–that last two lines made me laugh.

    If the journey is never about the destination, always the process, I think a hat is an advisable addition.

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