Why must it be a stream? A river is wider and deeper. The "sea of consciousness" has obvious parallels with the mind, being a continuum of dark depths to illuminated surface, but the ocean as a metaphor lacks the obvious directionality of a stream -- more Bergson's "duration" than a forward-moving flow of time. Perhaps "the English Channel of consciousness" is apt? Diana


From:  "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject:  Re: OT: Re: The Three Voices of Poetry
Date:  Mon, 20 Nov 2006 14:52:22 -0500
Ken Armstrong wrote:
>
> Wouldn't the "Post-stream of consciousness" be a pool of some sort,
> perhaps the cesspool of p-modernism, etc.

Oh, that damned stream of consciousness!

Regards,
     Rick Parker


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