~ Meditations on Favorite Household Objects, written by Kathryn Rhett, author of the Memoir Near Breathing
…I realized that the swing in the back yard made me think of a set—a stage or perhaps a TV set but we didn’t get a TV until I was 11 years old—anyway, I wanted to put on a show. I didn’t know what kind of show but I knew the area needed it. For some reason it was not complete in itself. I needed to comment on it. It has something to do with time and death—the swing being there then was not enough.