Year: 2021

  • Words of Joyce Dancing

    and with the fanciful words of Joyce dancing in my eyes and in my brain only the sounds of heartbeat and breathing are left for attempting to keep myself sane water inside and water outside and water that covers the earth some made for swimming and some made for drinking and some made for drowning […]

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  • Ulysses and The Law

    As I have stated, Ulysses is not an easy book to read. It is brilliant and dull, intelligible and obscure by turns. In many places it seems to me to be disgusting, but although it contains, as I have mentioned above, many words usually considered dirty, I have not found anything that I consider dirt […]

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  • Ulysses and Art

    “Art has to reveal to us ideas, formless spiritual essences. The supreme question about a work of art is out of how deep a life does it spring. The painting of Gustave Moreau is the painting of ideas. The deepest poetry of Shelley, the words of Hamlet bring our mind into contact with eternal wisdom, […]

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  • Plague Diary – Day 365

    Total confirmed cases in US: 29,495,907 365 days ago when I wrote my first plague diary there were 3,774 confirmed cases in the US. Since then, the covid-19 pandemic cut a rough path through some unmapped territory in the human psyche. At first, it was terrifying but novel, then it became sorrowful and several new […]

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  • Oliver

    There are few things as exciting as dawn arriving in a home with new life in it. Every parent knows the sensation of waking up to the sound of a newborn’s cry, or a little before it in anticipation. It is a sunrise that shines through any storm. It is a song that plays through […]

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