theparisreview:

Why should I want to returnto a time where even when I occupied that timeI wanted to go back to another timemore previous,and so on, like my head in barbershop mirrors,endlessly deferring to its ownearlier version. What is the use of nostalgia?—Jeffrey Skinner, from “Darwin’s Marathon”Photography Credit Richard Renaldi via mpdrolet.

theparisreview:

Why should I want to return
to a time where even when I occupied that time
I wanted to go back to another time
more previous,
and so on, like my head in barbershop mirrors,
endlessly deferring to its own
earlier version. What is the use of nostalgia?

Jeffrey Skinner, from “Darwin’s Marathon”
Photography Credit Richard Renaldi via mpdrolet.