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Walk along the beach

Posted in Uncategorized on July 5, 2014 by thecountessshadow

That is just fantastic

wednesdays

Live without pretenses, live
So that, finally,
You draw towards yourself the love
Of space, hear the future.*

One should walk along the beach
and see winter spacing itself between
people, but don’t fill in the gaps. Leave them
to chance and feel the sand between your toes,
sinking into soft ambiguity. Others may find your
path, step inside, perhaps, but keep to yours,
seaweed on one side and the tide, inching
closer, on the other until your paths
converge (it won’t retreat or apologise)
and your feet are fully submerged.
Your footprints will disappear without trace
and, finally, you can say I live.
I may walk this beach again, but, until then,
I live in the margins of time and place.


*Boris Pasternak, “To be famous isn’t decent”  Translation by Bob Perelman and Kathy Lewis in Glad and Weissbort (1978),Russian Poetry: The Modern Period

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Posted in Uncategorized on December 29, 2012 by thecountessshadow

FemDom & Fat Girls

Semiotic power, as it relates to FemDom & Fat Girls, refers to the sign system that is in operation between a Woman of Power and her supplicant. Because this system reveals itself most comprehensively during retribution periods, the two phenomena are typically linked together in discourse. But in truth, this sign system is at work between the two participants during all points of connection between them, such as in the act of looking at her, whether that be accomplished by admiring her in person or even by photograph, voice recordings, written word, etc. Whenever and however the woman appears to the man in consciousness, semiotic power is at work.

So, just what can we learn from the analysis of such a sign system? What do we even mean by referring to these ‘signs?’ Well, Semiotics is a complex study, but the long and short of it is this: our perceptions…

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