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About tmabona

writer, reader [bolano, DW, bellow, deLillo], runner, badmintoneer

NoNoNoNovember [chronicles of Dis/Infection nov2017]

In October, a maple tree before your window lights up your room like a great lamp. Even on cloudy days, its presence helps to dispel the gloom. John Burroughs So many topics in the headlines lately have been howling at … Continue reading

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鬼 in the Lilly-Blanc Shell [编年史 of Dis/Infection, 九月 2017]

  If you read some of the recent literature, you’ll realize there really is no such thing as whiteness, but we kind of made that up. … Because you were born white, you have advantages that are systemically, culturally, psychologically … Continue reading

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BedHead [Chronicles of Dis/Infection, Sep2017]

If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. William H. McRaven First evening/night on our new bed. I am sure there was a time, a few years back, ancient history now in my late thirties, … Continue reading

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Paris 2 Dijon [technically, only to 第戎]

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris. – Friedrich Nietzsche (i really did search and this is the only halfway decent quote I was able to find…) So we went on a summer 旅游 to France, an … Continue reading

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…a meritless fictional thingie…

    The only routine with me is no routine at all. – Jackie Kennedy The other day an acquaintance of mine wrote a memorable, generic thus paradoxical status update: Don‘t call it a comeback. There is almost too much … Continue reading

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immortal thighs [chronicles of infection, 2017四月]

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. – Khalil Gibran A few weeks ago it happened. I had been sitting down for a long time at my desk, neck muscles beginning to … Continue reading

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Ningues [Chron. of Dis/Inf., jan17]

January 5th and it finally feels like winter proper: snow, minimal, but still definitely that white stuff that has no business down here in the cities; swirling flurries that cut your vision short and make you regret riding your bicycle … Continue reading

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