"You're like a witness. You're the one who goes to the museum and looks at the paintings. I mean the paintings are there and you're in the museum too, near and far away at the same time. I'm a painting. Rocamadour is a painting. Etienne is a painting, this room is a painting. You think that you're in this room, but you're not. You're looking at the room, you're not in the room."
From Hopscotch, Julio Cortazar.
In the same book, he also says - (keeping track of time was difficult for Oliveira, happy, ergo futureless.)
This valentine's day (like every other one on this blog) I wonder if this encapsulates my (non) love life.
"happy, ergo futureless."