that to perpetuate the “still” in this poem, to even end on it, takes a knife. You have to get there. “Still” is the string that suspends the epistles between the figures in the semi-narrative. It is also the way the speaker is becoming something. This is not apparent yet. That the speaker is becoming something.
still: does not invite time to take place, but rather suspends it. Therefore the moments in epistles actually last longer, duh, because little is being done to move them forward in time
still: while being a measurement of movement, the concept actually has more to do with not-meeting. being in two places. Living two lives. Still does this.