“It gets worse the older that you get There’s no escape from the state of confusion I’m in.” – Ray Davies It must be hard for even an egotist to look too closely at his face in the mirror, and I’m no egotist. Some people find it helpful to ask another to take a hardContinue reading “Self-Portrait”


“Pain is largely a kind of need felt by the organism to acquaint itself with an unfamiliar state that is troubling it, to adjust its responses to that state.” Marcel Proust There are many kinds of pain: physical, emotional, psychological, and moral among them. There is the pain of loneliness as well as the painContinue reading “Pain”