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  • "He drew a vertical line,

    and nothing was left but coenesthetic impressions: his stomach hollowing, his temples hollowing, his fontanel hollowing, and then turning into a sort of well, of well, of well without bottom or rim, into which stones fall indefinitely, without ever coming into contact with the surface of the black water entirely and forever bereft of light and movement, the surface of this perfectly carbonic, arachnoid water, the skin of a brain.


    Witch Grass by Raymond Queneau, translated by Barbara Wright, pp 127-128 the NYRB paperback

    November 6, 2010