Dancing Fish

On attaching meaning where there is none:

“It was like when the music comes on at the Chinese restaurant and suddenly even the random movements of the fish in the aquarium seem choreographed, thick with meaning; then the music pauses and meaning abruptly disperses. The fish seem dumb, as do all the diners.”

From Atmospheric Disturbances by Rivka Galchen

(image thanks to AquariumFish.net)

(image thanks to AquariumFish.net)