This Must Be the Place

Oh life, bending me over one day at a time.

—The bottom 99%

They slowed down Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony so it stretched over 24 hours,” Gabbert writes: “The effect was of a continual climbing, with no resolution – just an ever-building terror, the slowest imaginable scream. In a state of heightened time, everything reduces to fear, a sublime fear. If life has any meaning, it comes at the end.

—Brian Pera reviews The Self Unstable by Elisa Gabbert (via therumpus)

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