Unlike words we receive digitally, words on paper--or, to paraphrase Powers, the electronic data that our absurdly futuristic-looking copiers and printers spray across their surface--evade the out-of-sight, out-of-mind gauziness
that is the perpetual present of the constantly updated homepage.
DePastino gets behind the gauziness
, fills in details and extends our knowledge of Mauldin's remarkable postwar career as a newspaper editorial cartoonist.
The Megrez cleanly split the close components of Epsilon Lyrae, setting the twin double stars in a dark sky with no haze or gauziness
surrounding the pairs.
In his dreams it is once again water and the creatures of the sea (37) which surround him; to that symbolic oil which fixes color and in which masterpieces are produced, to substantiality, is opposed the gauziness
of aquarelles, of haziness, of femininity, of a nostalgia for the mother: Marisia, the mother who never loved him.