Their arms were all extended over the table, each one holding their curved silver ceremonial knives. The tapestry was there laying flat, black from all the threads of color running through it. Each one begged the other, borrowed land, stole properties, each reflected in the tapestry underneath them, stretching across the surface of the table … Continue reading …………………………………
When I was a teenager, I think the greatest lie I tricked myself into believing was that not being a child meant never getting excited about vacations or moved by music. I experienced both today and–if anything–I am far more easily affected by vacations and music now than ever before. I am “officially” going to … Continue reading March 12th, 2015
There is being grateful and there is also being unafraid. There is learning how to live and learning how to die. Gratitude feeds into fearlessness. To be fearless is to neither fear punishment nor a lack of life after this one. This world is bizarre enough for it to function in the way it does–the … Continue reading ………………………………..
The art of reading fiction is the art of seeing the experiences and beliefs of the author in his world and characters and where he places divisions between them.
Are streams of thought which emphasize biblical masculinity looking to turn the tide of a previous heavy-handed intellectualism? If it is, I find one thing between the two that might not change: the under-emphasis of gentleness and curiosity. Which is to say, so many ditches. Is there a solution to paralytic analysis of all the … Continue reading Ecclesiastical Universalism and What Makes a Theoretical Structure Faulty
“Helen” All Greece hates the still eyes in the white face, the lustre as of olives where she stands, and the white hands. All Greece reviles the wan face when she smiles, hating it deeper still when it grows wan and white, remembering past enchantments and past ills. Greece sees unmoved, God’s daughter, born of … Continue reading Quote 6: H.D.