Zuihitsu: Middle East & Global South
I am going to make a saying (dit) resonate here, one which struck me only yesterday, "Have fun!"-Ah! "Have fun" is a word (parole) which has been said to a person who came to talk to me.
1. Marks of the Word
People come, especially, to speak to an analyst about the words which have been said to them, or which have not been said to them, when they expected them. The analytic experience is very concerned with the words which have been said to them or not said when they ought to have been. Very well, in that case, someone said something to someone, "Have fun!" It is something, as one says, which marked her.
Mark Which Absorbs
One seeks this mark of the word, in psychoanalysis. One nds them again when one has forgotten them, or when one has always remembered them, one nds the occasion to explicate them, to communicate them, to see their consequences over a long period of time, the consequences of these words which have marked them. There is no exception, at least for those who come to analysis.[...]
image: Margot Bergman, Bella, 2015, acrylic on canvas