fading out in the sun

February 12, 2017

sun-over-lake

He had not died but he had faded out like a film in the sun. He had been lost or had wandered out of existence for he no longer existed. How strange to think of him passing out of existence in such a way, not by death but by fading out in the sun or by being lost and forgotten somewhere in the universe!

James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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