Other people’s words about … the vastness of the ocean
For every day went ahead like a ferry on its cables, from one shore to the other, passing on its route those same red buoys tasked with breaking up the water’s monopoly on vastness, making it measurable, and in so doing giving a false impression of control.
by Olga Tokarczuk
(translated by Jennifer Croft)
A false impression of control:
breakwater in the foreground and a line of buoys on the horizon …