God only knows what this is all about, but your writing sure is beautiful.
OhOh... this reminds me of one of those Amy Tan horrors which freak my head into jello. Not a journey to a little death but a horrid drumming ceremonial march to a real one? Please say not.
Well, Fishy...I will admit that my Korean dramas do have their fair share of torture and executions (mainly by poison); as well as dirty urchins with very badly matted hair...but there are also great Confucian quotes and excellent lipstick and slow-burning passion. Why would anyone seek solitary refuge going outdoors when one can curl up on her couch with all that?
LOL!There IS a great retreat in visiting a reality not our own!One of my friends is a dramatic arts professional. She has her students watch foreign soap operas to examine the art of communication via body language and facial expressions. They call these assignments: "going to the lab".
Fleur: I am presuming you are aware of the meaning of fishy's "little death." la petite morte = the Big . . . oh, never mind.Fishy: My favorite line from Sunset Boulevard: "We didn't need dialogue. We had faces!"
Hey, Csar? I was born at night; but I wasn't born LAST night.
My apologies. I continue to learn stuff every day that I should have known long before. I think this reference came down the pike for me in the relatively not distant enough past.