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).
20 October 2012
tags: Alejandra Pizarnik; boredom