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"Absence is the most natural of phenomena, in that every presence begets an absence. It's just the way things work. Yet absence is at the root of all of the hardest things we have to face deaths, breakups, any kind of separation."
posted by semmi (5 comments total)

Speaking of which, I'm about to break off an engagement.
posted by Sonserae at 10:28 PM on September 8, 2002

Semmi never seemed your type.
posted by stbalbach at 10:46 PM on September 8, 2002

Semmi never seemed your type.

You never know........
posted by semmi at 7:41 AM on September 9, 2002

I was really hoping that link led to a 404 page . . .
Would have been frightfully witty, no?
posted by aladfar at 8:01 AM on September 9, 2002

He has some interesting ideas and this interview is quite a good read, but I read a few pages of "The Ocean" and found it a bit insipid, like a novelization of a so-so TV show. Did I miss something or is his prose just not for me?
posted by PinkStainlessTail at 8:07 AM on September 9, 2002

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