Specimen Times: Your Own Essay. By Robert Massa

Specimen Times: Your Own Essay. By Robert Massa

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Specimen times: Scenes Through the Epidemic 22, 1994 february

We DON’T UNDERSTAND the best place to get as We leave the doctor’s workplace. The stores and individuals appear two-dimensional. Noises are muffled. I keep thinking: focus on that which you feel. But all personally i think could be the wind.

I recall the museum is nearby. The woodwork that is heavy the leaded windows, the cavernous spaces remind me personally of primary college. I go up the main staircase, after the course in which the stone was worn down by footsteps.

I’m impressed as always because of the dinosaur bones. They’ve been exhibited for action — about to battle, going to feed.

A trip guide breaks my ideas. She informs band of schoolchildren to ignore the indications into the cup instances; normal history is advancing therefore quickly, she describes that the curator can’t carry on with, plus some for the info is away from date. […]