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#a199 :: Melted neon tubing

August 31, 2008

ENLARGEThe morning after, page sale we bike out to the smoldering embers of the Burn, and we glean for souvenirs.

Most prized among us early-Sunday ash-diggers are melted blobs of the Burning Man‘s neon veins.

Twelve hours ago, you could still grasp the electrodes of a galvanometric device hookup that measured your pulse and send it up to the Man – and watch as the signals made his heart beat in time with yours.

Now, you hold his bloodstream in your hand – forever ruined, catalyzed and reincarnated by fire.

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