Memory + expected future = obscure present, distorted present, non?-present?
And then there’s this…
Should you be able to manage it…
11 minutes of solitude, today…
if you have nice noise-reducing headphones – even better!
if you can find a spot by the sea, by a slow-moving river,
some room in the home unlikely to be entered
a porch, in view of trees,
door shut, lying on bed…
car seat back parked remotely, inviolately…
you might be able to be immersed
for 11 minutes
and for no reason pause before the 8.44 mark.