Sunday, December 03, 2006

weight & appearance

The Trees

"Because we are like tree trunks in the snow. They appear to lie smoothly, and with a small shove one should be able to push them away. No, it is impossible because they are firmly bound to the earth. But see, even that is only appearance."

Kafka, 'The Trees', from Contemplation, (trs Kevin Blahut)

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