Wednesday, May 30, 2012

To Term

Words were released today, words one should avoid online unless one preferred unnecessary governmental intrusions into one's personal life. One should always avoid the unnecessary. But some basic words should be employed regularly: basic words like response, smart, aid, ice. One finds it difficult, if not downright impossible, to avoid such words, such unnecessary linguistic, terminological intrusions. One finds that one's words often betray oneself, announcing one's guilt with every innocent utterance. One dreams of releasing other words that should be avoided at all costs, words that betray a vocabulary of guilt and betrayal. Basic words like freedom, God, democracy. Basic words that have no basis in that which we call reality. Perhaps reality, or at least a certain register of reality, should be added to one's list of impossibly unavoidable words. And now two more basic words: closure, relief. One welcomes and awaits the intrusions...

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