M A R Y B U R G E R
Geography Is Partial
One place is not another.
Geography is everything at the same time in different places. Geography is
one place over time, at different times. Places go on existing over time.
I am here, and I am partial.
See the sky, blue slab over brownish-gray.
As if the sky is separate from the brownish-gray.
Which it is.
I am here, and I am surprised. In this place that is vivid and forgettable.
An accretion of sensations, made more vivid by my having been here before.
I can't separate my being in this place from my having been here before.
An experience I had forgotten until now is mixed up with my having the experience
again. Or having other experiences, in this place, in another time.
There was a large mass of rock to the west, but otherwise nothing. This made for
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