The Other Kind of Magic: The Remix by Juliet Escoria
call go to voicemail someone is expressing power. This power is a rare kind.
Few ever decide to exercise it. Enjoyment tends to rely on connecting with
others. Outright rejecting others, or opting when or how to interact with
others, is a power anyone can use in theory. In practice most people tend to
answer quickly, to pick up that phone, to engage in the world around them.
Every time that impulse is stifled there is a level of power of knowing that
someone wanted to connect and that someone has been shunned. Yes it can be a
lousy thing to do to other fellow lonely humans but it does not necessarily
need to be a bad thing.
is inclusionary. Parents try to include their kids into all sorts of
activities. Kids grow up remembering their stable homes. Light through the
windows the glistening of dust particles on a quiet sunny day, these moments
make up what a childhood looks like. Holidays are important reminders to
children that they are loved. Up on the top floors of homes parents are able to
take better care of their children knowing they are overhead. Ranch dwellers
never learn about it but ranch dwellers ever really venture out of that
single-floor living. It is a conservative life really without going up or down,
just stationary really.
into an ear sounds great. More money would sound even better but there’s an
economic recession. Hearing large sums of money, rent-level amounts of money,
is a grand thing indeed. A voice can be security with the right tone. Bosses
try to make their voices sound secure. If a boss has an insecure voice it sends
ripples, worry ripples, throughout the organization. Security is one of the
most important things anyone can have. For a while it was freedom but freedom
has lost a lot of its initial luster as people continually trade freedom for
lingers on the inside. This is due to the construction of a body. On the inside
of everyone there is plenty of darkness. Plants and animals rely on their
innards to hide the terrible interiors. Secrets rely on the darkness to get
away from transparency. Malt liquor, cupcakes and boys are forms of darkness or
of light. It tends on the angle. With the right light everything can appear
illuminated. It takes thought to see exactly what the light is and what the