Elsewhere in the reading, we may encounter the false beginning which seems to take us back to the opening moment but instead takes us to a different time entirely


"I try to recall winter."
«As if it were yesterday?», she says, but I do not signify one way or another.


" I try to recall yesterday."
« As if it were winter?» I say, but she does not signify one way or another.

In the first recurrence, we have returned but cannot go home again, for we are not the same. In the second recurrence, home itself has changed. There is no return, although we constantly orbit the origin.

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