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boredom is a bottle

Boredom is a bottle of mineral water with the tiniest hole in the bottom, losing a drop a minute. It’s a matter of waiting until it empties or smashing it and enduring the hellish racket.

ex Alejandra Pizarnik, Diarios: June 1955
This is a fine project. On Pizarnik, see the translator’s essay The Lonely Ones (on Susan Sontag, Vivian Gornick and Pizarnik), at The New Inquiry (May 17, 2012, here).
Something else.

20 October 2012
tags: Alejandra Pizarnik; boredom