“Silence. How long it lasted, I couldn't tell.
It might have been five seconds, it might have been a minute.
Time wasn't fixed. It wavered, stretched, shrank.
Or was it me that wavered, stretched, and shrank in the silence?
I was warped in the folds of time, like a reflection in a fun house mirror.”
― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance
i bought this mirror for myself
for my birthday.
i hung it on the wall
and had forgotten to use it as a prop!
As for the quote, if you've never read
any Murakami, you should!
My favorite is Kafka on the Shore;
he also has a book of short stories
called "After the Quake", along with
several other titles.