Monday, November 03, 2008
My only Parlor Trick
Lately, I've been reminded that I have just this one little odd thing I can do.
I can write with both hands at once in mirror image, with the left hand writing backwards.
I can write backwards with either hand.
I can write upside-down with either hand.
And I can draw with both hands on the same image at the same time.
But, if I do any of these things, especially the mirror-writing, for very long, I have felt a sudden split inside my head, a hollowness, a white space, a terrible, terrible fear that something very bad might happen.
And then I quit doing it.