The transient fart can only be performed, never archived … it does not exist qua fart until it passes the anal threshold. A fart in futuro is just trapped wind. A fart long past no longer exists. A fart comes into being in the moment of transition, in between inside and outside, in between cheeks.
Valerie Allen, On Farting, pp. 2-3 (my night-time reading)
24 April, 2012
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