Archive for March, 2008

something i came across

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

‘Le fracas de la destruction de ces etageres n’etait-il pas le bruit dans lequel se depouillait l’animation des innombrables banquets du passe qui avaient laisse leur trace sur le bois d’un noir brillant? C’etait le bruit dans lequel une partie de la memoire enfouie etait arrachee avec un jaillissement de sang, comme une dent profondement enracinee.’

‘The din caused by the destruction of those shelves, was it not the noise with which the animation of countless past banquets that had left their trace in that brilliant black wood was stripped away? It was the noise in which a part of that buried memory was ripped out with a spurt of blood, like a deeply rooted tooth.’

- yukio mishima