the riddle was: why couldn't we live in the mind?
the answer was: the barrier of the earth intervened.
the atrocity of sunsets
"You know, for every dollar a man makes
a woman makes 63 cents.
Now, fifty years ago that was 62 cents.
So, with that kind of luck, it’ll be the year
before we make a buck. But hey, girls?"
Laurie Anderson, from “Beautiful Red Dress”