it's not a tipi. Yes, with no doubt this would be the very first
association, since A, and especially A,
looks like a tipi, reminds a tipi. Only this bar doesn't fit....
floor-ceiling.... If not a tipi then a pyramid? Here we should
answer a question whether A
is a cone or not. If it is a cone, then
it is not a pyramid (unless it is a very special pyramid, a
pyramid, so very special and unique, that nobody has ever
heard of it
and seen it – by the way, mounds and tumuluses are not
pyramids); if it is not a cone, then it is a pyramid, or two
pyramids, one on the top of another, though the lower one is
no top and is a trapezium pyramid, although not a step
it's not so difficult to imagine a step A.
A pyramid make us think
about noble materials: stone, glass, crystal. While here we have
and wicker. Well, a shack is a shack – has anybody ever heard of
shacks made from stone, glass, or crystal?
a marble shack with crystal windows we were free of mournful
There are no windows. There are but slits, fissures, cracks,
between branches and twigs – thus the world sneaks delicately
the shack through its walls. The wicker filtering walls.... And
are sitting in the upper space, on the first floor – we might
– and you are reading. You filter the words, you drawl them not
through your teeth but through your mind, you crash them like
you husk them and drop broken shells down, and they fall through
sieve floor, through the basketry ceiling onto the lower level,
the ground floor. When the lower space is filled, like an
then we clean it, we take out the word debris, rubbish, waste
muck to recycle it into shiny metal, bloody bricks and green
meadows..... Then we consider the session over.
the wind! I forgot about the wind. The wind blowing the shack
through, stabbing and piercing, whizzing and whistling,
plucking the wicker strings....
head. Hurricaning the mind.