“Our lives disconnect and reconnect, we move on, and later we may again touch one another, again bounce away. This is the felt shape of a human life, neither simply linear nor wholly disjunctive nor endlessly bifurcating, but rather this bouncey-castle sequence of bumpings-into and tumblings-apart.”

— Salman Rushdie, The Ground Beneath Her Feet

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IMAGE: Harlequinade by Albert Bloch (1911). Albert Bloch (August 2, 1882 – March 23, 1961) was an American Modernist artist and the only American artist associated with Der Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider), a group of early 20th-century European modernists. Click here to learn more.

4 thoughts on “Reconnecting

  1. Disjunctive? Bifurcating? Salman is much better educated than I am.. LOL Yes out lives disconnect and reconnect all the time.. even our PAST lives and future incarnations.


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