Art is long, and Time is fleeting ..
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, from his poem ‘A Psalm of Life’ (1839)
I know that our Gregorian calendar and Arabic numerals, used for date & time notation, is a completely man-made construct.
Even so: the clock here on the Pacific coast is about to run into a cascade of 21s, the way it has all over the world today.
At 9.21:21 pm tonight it will be the ..
21st second into the
21st minute into the
21st hour into the
21st day into the
21st year into the