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A SLOW REMEMBERING  of  A LONG FORGETTING




Two maps accompany your birth.
One is hidden in the sky and connected by ancient stars. It takes a long time to traverse all the tracks on this map, so you don't always understand it until much later.
The other is carved on the top of your head, woven with blood vessels and bone tissues. As your life unfolds, the path mends itself: the corner islands disappear, the walls of the border thicken, until the map becomes a maze.
It's a shame that these maps are either incomprehensibly distant or painfully close to you so you can’t perceive either. But you still know them like knowing one's body under the skin, or an unknown ancestor, or knowledge that one gains in a dream.

...and when a voice in your dream asks, “I am a pearl, I come from a clam. Where are you from?”
You remember being a baby many years ago and say: “I am born from the abyss.”



伴随你出生的有两张地图。
一张藏在天空里,由古老的星星相连。地图记载了一段很长时间才能走完的路,所以你往往要在很久以后才能理解它。
另一张刻在你的头顶,由血与骨织就。道路在你逐渐展开的生命里自我修整:角落的岛屿消失,边境的围墙变厚,直到地图化为迷宫。
很遗憾,这两张地图要么离你太远,要么离你太近。两者你都看不见,也说不清。但是你仍然知道它们。像是对皮肤之下的身体的那种知道,像是对未曾谋面的祖先的那种知道,像是人在梦中的那种知道。

当梦里有个声音问:“我是一颗珍珠,我来自一个蚌。你来自哪里?”
你想起自己很多年前是个婴儿,于是告诉它:“我来自昏迷。”













Reading Old Dreams

《 古梦 》










The Nearest Labyrinth to the Sky

《 迷宫离天最近 》











Gift

《 礼物 》










Eternal Ephemera

《 偏善幻中来 》










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