More animated action from the secretive Combed Thunderclap. This chapter talks about the wonders of commercial flight - but there are all sorts of strange symbols and emphases around the text. The transcript here doesn't quite give you the full story.
it was not
as i expected
i thought there
would be wind
a sense of motion
it was a box with
and plastic sealed food
this is the moral
if you travel
it feels the same
as standing still
there were fluffy
i wondered what
it would be like
to touch them
i had put the cube in the bag before my journey.
a bag of the correct size was waiting for me in the hotel room, of course..
at the airport all bags had to be passed through a machine to examine the contents.
i felt suddenly afraid, with that same fear.
someone will see it, someone will know, someone will say 'the cube! stop thief!'
i placed the bag on to the conveyor belt.
there was no shout, no attack.
i glimpsed the screen showing an image of my bag.
it showed an assortment of objects within, just like everyone else's.
in a distant place i was met by another car
the driver holding a board with my name written on it
on the back seat there was an envelope with my name on