“Though everything eventually passes,
except this very... this very, very moment.
And the next second, we are in another moment,
And something else happens,
And everything else is gone,
Having seen certain excerpts of Jonas Mekas’ work a few years ago, I put off watching his magnum opus (or anything other than those excerpts), not because of its length or because I was afraid I wouldn’t like it, but rather because I knew I…