Omnicide II, 129–131


Thalassomania (Oceans)


The Thalassomaniac eagerly awaits the hour when oceans swallow earth, an omnicidal longing that nonetheless can take two distinct paths of action (as
evidenced by the excerpts above): the first figure’s instinct is to climb high to gain a superior view of the tidal destruction; the second figure gathers a crew of ‘pale sailors’ and procures a ship to glide into the heart of the ocean’s wrath.…