While the word aedicule
has a structural meaning - something more or less precise - it is in
its origin a relative of 'aedes',
Latin for 'building', which I suggest is a less precise word.
comprehension of life, the celebrants of the Winter Solstice Competition,
will use the word 'aedicule' to refer to a space within a space within a
space. They do so in opposition to that understanding of life that
sees life as a 'journey'. For celebrants of the Winter Solstice
Competition, life is not a 'journey' it is a
space within a space within a space, or an aedicule.
Then there are those in whose comprehension there is a river tumbling
toward the sea and in this river we are overwhelmed, but generally cared
for, by an understanding greater than our own.
For celebrants of the Winter Solstice Competition the aedicule is more
like a sphere,
than it is a series of boxes.
The older I get the more I lean toward the aedicule. Journeys and
rivers have too much of the mole to them. A sort of tunneling blindness in
combination with a sneakiness that makes for aggravating