“Becoming is never what is, it is always that which has just happened and that which is going to happen. Yes, you can say that with becoming there is a continual side-stepping of the present.”
“That is the thing with becoming, it never faces you…”
“What is ‘to dance’? Answer: it is the unlimited becoming of dancing…”
(footnote 1) “…free indirect speech is a style where within indirect speech there is an indeterminacy between the speech and thinking of the narrator/reporter and the speech and thinking of the character or reported.”
Yve Lomax, “Sounding the Event” (2005).
Aion & Chronos
Aion: eternity, unbounded (“flat”?) time
Chronos: empirical, divided (i.e. past, present, future) time
(In the text Lomax discusses – & converses with a personification of – Aion, as opposed to the classically more typical Chronos).