rhythmic succession

rhythmic succession

[′rith·mik sək′sesh·ən]
(geology)
A succession of rock units showing continual and repeated changes of lithology.
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What will I do without exile, and a long night/ that stares into water?" A rhythmic succession of negations conveys the monotony of being defined by everything you're not.
Rhythmic successions of holes bored into many layers of semitransparent plastic shift the viewer's attention from space itself to the artist's perception of space over time.