Category Archives: Literature

Terrifying Heart-Giving

“Give your heart to everybody you meet. The rest is pretense.” – Ethan Hawke, Ash Wednesday I received a message on Goodreads recently asking me about the above line, which I have listed on my profile there as one of … Continue reading

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Crying Over Spilt Rilke

“You are so young, so before all beginning, and I want to beg you, as much as I can, dear sir, to be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves … Continue reading

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Inaugural Space Jockeying

“Begin to forget it. It will remember itself from every sides, with all gestures, in each our word.” – James Joyce, Finnegans Wake The other night I attended a staged reading of an obscure stage adaptation of Finnegans Wake. It … Continue reading

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