OUTSIZE BUILDINGS CAST THE SHADOW OF THEIR OWN DESTRUCTION BEFORE THEM: SEPIA PHOT0-STORY.BY STEVEN BENSON

Some remaining denizen of a post Apocalypse resides here yet?

Some remaining denizen of a post Apocalypse resides here yet?

3 houses derelict in one street of 9 houses; heaven forfend that should happen to this!

3 houses derelict in one street of 9 houses; heaven forfend that should happen to this!

With its Hopperesque Gothic porch

With its Hopperesque Gothic porch

This one had its own front door

This one had its own front door

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A hodge-podge of added on apartments, over the years, as the building became more decrepit, like a patched together sick human

A hodge-podge of added on apartments, over the years, as the building became more decrepit, like a patched together sick human

A jigsaw of super-imposed accretions of quirky flats

A jigsaw of super-imposed accretions of quirky flats

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Two years ago people lived here, in the vestiges of a once grand mansion

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This cellar contains a very old cooker and what looks like a Medieval instrument of torture(a clothes mangle?);did someone LIVE in here?

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Tattered curtains at the window; perhaps someone STILL DOES (?squat) in hereIMG_5213A secret, overgrown garden

Nailed up; crucified on its own vastness

Nailed up; crucified on its own vastness

Something is blurred here!

Something is blurred here!

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ENTHUSIASMS: CLASSICAL MUSIC, ESPECIALLY OBSCURE ROMANTIC COMPOSERS; BACH/HANDEL LITERATURE, ESPECIALLY THOUGHTFUL, WELL-WRITTEN(STYLISTICALLY)NOVELS W G SEBALD WALTER BENJAMIN THEODOR ADORNO(JUST BEGINNING!) AESTHETIC PHILOSOPHY GAY MEN'S WRITING;QUEER THEORY STIMULATING DISCUSSIONS(EMOTIONALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY) GOOD RICH THICK ESPRESSO MICHAEL PONTI SPRITUALITY/LIFE'S "AURA"(BENJAMIN), WHATEVER TRANSCENDENTAL THING YOU WANT TO CALL THIS MEMORY-the elusiveness thereof. LOST TIME AND AN ATTEMPT AT ITS REDEMPTION(NON THEISTICALLY/RELIGIOUSLY)
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One Response to OUTSIZE BUILDINGS CAST THE SHADOW OF THEIR OWN DESTRUCTION BEFORE THEM: SEPIA PHOT0-STORY.BY STEVEN BENSON

  1. decayetude says:

    Thx, Gill; the story is expanded here:)https://decayetude.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/the-haunted-houseunwritten-histories-and-psychogeography-reportageessayimaginative-fiction-by-steven-benson/

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