Monthly Archives: November 2013

Monday with Pessoa: a pebble

I do not intend to dwell on the problem of anteriority…. it is worth noting that the transition [from animal to man] seems to have occurred all at once…. The operation may have taken centuries…. we will never be able … Continue reading

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Growing Up in Public with Lou Reed

I had gotten used to the idea of a world without any more great Lou Reed albums. His public appearance after the liver transplant and a somber comment by Laurie Anderson suggested the end might be near. When it came … Continue reading

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Monday with Pessoa: the fiction follows me

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Poetry in Prose

This article is about what poetry in prose means to me.

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Monday with Pessoa: Disquiet

There are sores which slowly erode the mind like a canker —Sadegh Hedayat The slobber of idiot Destiny, dripping on my soul’s consciousness —Bernardo Soares [p 160] There is no doubt that I’m being unfair to Bernardo Soares.

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