about a song

If I love that beautiful voice, it is above all because of that: it is neither for its fullness nor its sadness, but because it is the event which so many notes have prepared so far in advance, dying so that it might be born.

From Sartre’s Nausea


~ by translating for peas on February 25, 2010.

One Response to “about a song”

  1. thanx for the “Nausea” excerpt. I read it when i was near 20 and it made quite an impression on me. It’s wonderful to see a bit of it turn up here in yr site. thanx
    I look in on yr site from time to time. Keep on

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