Friday, June 22, 2018

'38 Rue Utopia ~ Ep.12

Our mutilation is to gain from the system
~ Jeff Buckley ‘The Sky is a Landfill’ 1996

Flower of Soul ~ Chie Yoshii

Historic concepts of fame and stardom fall firmly outside of Peye’s worldview, given that her family name is deeply entwined with the Kulture’s historic concepts of wealth and power.
Don’t judge me by the actions of my class, she would say if she felt it would make a difference to say such a thing aloud.
She’s never been one for sentimentality either - never mind the social aspect of standing on a stage to entertain - even attaching some dressing to the interaction always seem to her to be an act of falsification; a fabrication; as if to dress it up as anything but a creative need to communicate an idea is to undermine the validity of the idea.
Peye’s ideas for her Tales come from a need to be the one telling the story rather than the one listening to it; - for reasons of control perhaps - and since it is self-evident that ideas and ideals come from the same root - it is probably true that Peye is an idealist.
But even idealists must deal with the real, and even if she is the black sheep of that family; the reality of her position in the Carny is a compromise of those ideals. So, while she has her own life within those parameters, she hates it when the ideal and the real overlap. In these instances, she tends, like many idealists, to withdraw to the room in her head there to wait the whole thing out.

Jeff Buckley
The Sky is a Landfill

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