D. (dalaruan) wrote,
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the heart of the matter

It is said than when a prisoner is condemned to die all clocks in the neighbourhood of the death cell are stopped; as if the removal of the clock will cut off the flow of time and maroon the prisoner on a coast of timelessness where the moments, like breakers, rise and surge near but never touch the shore.
Janet Frame, Faces in the Water

Burkhard Beyer - Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)
Tags: death, roadkill, solitude
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