An eye wanders off course because
a visual stimulus has lept from the picture frame,
insisting on the journey into words. In the hypersaturation of one
eye focused on an
image and the other on words, the distinctions between psychological
interior and exterior, I and non-I dissolve. All these forms share
the same space (which
takes on a form of its own), throwing amorphous shadows onto the retina,
like so many
muscae volitantes in the eyeball's vitreous humor.
Brian Schorn was born in Alpena, ML in 1961, and currently lives in
Ypsilanti. He holds
Masters degrees in photography, creative writing, and graphic design.
Strabismus is his