The Simile Museum

Tag: Rikki Ducornet

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“An important memory is like a gravitational field–the mind is compelled to return to it again and again. It is like a moon; it lives in light and shadow.”

-Rikki Ducornet

“The texts we write are not visible until they are written. Like a creature coaxed from out a dark wood, the text reveals itself ‘little by little.'”

-Rikki Ducornet

“One late afternoon of early winter in the hour when the skies and streets of Paris take on the color of turtledoves, I stumbled into a dead end that angled curiously backwards like a broken finger, and found myself gazing into the window of a shop unike any other I had ever seen, for it contained a dazzling assortment of anamorphoses, some several hundred years old.”

-Rikki Ducornet