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Exercises in Space: Day 18

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 Exercises in Space is a Martian riff on Raymond Queneau's Exercises in Style. One scenario, 30 days, 30 variations. For the original scenario and more background, see here.

Day 18: OBJECTS

1: a ball of gas, burning, shining
2: a ball of rock and sand and ice, revolving
3. a dome of reinforced glass, containing air, soil, water, buildings, plants and thinking entities (human, android and cloud)
3. four walls, incorporating one door, one skylight
4. paraphernalia of two intersecting lives, invisibly tangled
5. a hot drinks machine, flashing OUT OF MILK sign
6. a spoon, dropped impatiently on the countertop, rattling
7. green quilted bedcovers, suddenly full of motion
8. size 8 shoes, pulled hastily from the shoe-rack under the bed
9. a blue-green marble attached to a keyring, holding two keys, under the shoe-rack

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asakiyume
Nov. 21st, 2013 01:56 pm (UTC)
This is a cool exercise, and the later objects in this list became even cooler when I went back and read the original scenario. Neat.
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