Some lines, here rearranged. There is something interesting in the repetition of the "p" sound.

pet the scorpion
needle the point
prick the blindness
This is in some ways a piece about persistence. And also in some ways about an habituation to poison, a particular poison that is scrutiny which of course threatens to dissolve what it examines. It is an intellectual invitation to take risks and learn more. To gain by losing.

And so for day 783