Gets Her New iPhone.
BY BEN GREENMAN
[Originally published July 15, 2011.]
When they are very new just only a box you can never tell which one is to be a window.
Those who take it in their hands believe that it has been a box from its beginning, a helpless box that is only white on the outside and that has on the inside a darkness that is a larger thing than the little thing that is on the outside but it is not known. The box must be put in the hand so that the hand can be put in the box into the darkness that is the larger thing and then the smaller thing, still a box, removed.
II. Turning On Your iPhone
There are some that when they feel it in their hands that it has been a window from the first, a window not a wall, a window that was seen through, shining and not moving but moving all the time, that they already knew something though they were never boxes but were themselves more box than window; and so they move forward in their lives, and always they are trying to put the window in the box and put the box in the window.
One way perhaps of knowing is to make a little light come through the window, little like the light that was in the box before it was a window. Some can know just from the light, the box need not open, to show light to them.
And then always there is also and to some then an adding of the places that can be pressed. Then they press at those places to make for themselves a new beginning and to win for themselves a new type of light that will not be everlasting but will last as long as the box lasts.
It is never very much to be a box, to be closed and knowing only that there is light inside. It certainly is a very little thing and almost nothing to be a box and without a window. It is nothing to be without anything in the way of light inside and to have the outside and so it is a light in the window that may also be the light in the box.
III. Basic Operations
Every box has in it a fundamental piece to it with a kind of way of thinking that goes with it and with all the many squares that sit upon the window that is the box. Every box has in it the way to be a million squares and anyone can know only by watching the window the ways in which the box is also a source of light of squares.
There are many kinds of squares and many kinds of touches and each kind of them have a different feeling in them about the box that was once all them. There are many kinds of squares and many kinds of touches and there are many thousands of touches that take place inside the many squares. Each one of the many thousands has in them to be a little different from all the other thousands, but all of each kind of them have it in them to have the same kind of feeling about the box that is all around them. There are many kinds of squares and many kinds of touches and there is a history of the kinds and pairs of them.
IV. Installing Apps
Then they take the box or they have the feeling that it has more of what are maybe doors inside the window.
It is not very much to be a box. It certainly is nothing to be one, to be without light that can be seen even from nearby. It is something to be a window but it certainly is not very much to be closed without light without doors.
It is something to have a door put into the window. It is nothing just to be a window.
First then they make upon the window a door. No it is never very much just to be a window. Later in life when one has doors set into the windows it is also squares that sit upon the window that was once a box, helpless. Some of these doors that are squares are free and some of these doors that are squares are not free but have cost. The cost is not free.
No it is never very much just to be a window. Later in life when one has doors set into the windows it is not right that they could have ever been satisfied to be a window, helpless, only flat and with a view through to the light. Such windows with doors never want to feel that they were and had once only been windows.
Stopping everything is something. Stopping everything and stopping all of that thing is something. Stopping everything and then doing nothing in stopping everything is something.
Any one having finished stopping being that one is one who might finish then in some way that is starting. Any one having finished stopping being that one is one going on starting. Any one being finished with stopping being that one is one who might then come to almost finish starting. Anyone coming to be starting might come then to be starting.
Finishing is turning off so that the light in the window is also finishing and the window returns to being a box before it is starting and then a box returns to being a window.
Turning off so that the light in the window is also finishing is what any one is doing who is one turning off so that the light in the window is also finishing.
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