Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Egyptian postcard accordions (3), no dates

This plethora of images reminds me of a quote that I've used before in this blog and it's by Heda Kovaly from her obituary in the New York Times titled "Heda Kovaly Dies at 91: Wrote of Life Under Totalitarianism," Dec. 9, 2010, "I carry the past inside me like an accordion, like a book of picture postcards that people bring home as souvenirs from foreign cities, small and neat," she wrote in her memoir. "But all it takes is to lift one corner of the top card for an endless snake to escape, zigzag joined to zigzag, the sign of the viper, and instantly all the pictures line up before my eyes." 

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