Sleeping Sickness
You get born and you try this and you don’t know why only you keep on trying it and you are born at the same time with a lot of other people, all mixed up with them, like trying to, having to, move your arms and legs with strings only the same strings are hitched to all the other arms and legs and the others all trying and they don’t know why either except that the strings are all in one another’s way like five or six people all trying to make a rug on the same loom only each one wants to weave his own pattern into the rug; and it can’t matter, you know that, or the Ones that set up the loom would have arranged things a little better, and yet it must matter because you keep on trying or having to keep on trying and then all of a sudden it’s all over.
William Faulkner
· #Faulkner #Absalom absalom #strings #attached #trying #move #arms #legs
Posted:
3 years ago
212 Notes:
  1. kudzujulep reblogged this from shocksystem
  2. zarazeus reblogged this from shocksystem
  3. journey2mypeaceofmind reblogged this from shocksystem
  4. scintulla reblogged this from shocksystem
  5. enlighterature reblogged this from shocksystem
  6. catcalledeaster reblogged this from shocksystem
  7. 20thcenturyauthors reblogged this from shocksystem
  8. lowbrowjon reblogged this from faulknerandfieldnotes
  9. grotesque-gardens reblogged this from saysooner
  10. zombiewithnoconscience reblogged this from saysooner
  11. saysooner reblogged this from shocksystem
  12. runningmad reblogged this from faulknerandfieldnotes
  13. shocksystem posted this
nation}