Tag Archives: Samuel Beckett

Badiou on Beckett

rest then my mistakes are my life the knees draw up the back bends the head comes to rest on the sack between the hands my sack my body all mine all these parts every part —Samuel Beckett, How It … Continue reading

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A Place Called Gooseberry Inn

The gracious and cool Kyle Harvey of Fruita Pulp has provided an exhibition space for four of my poems: Chagall Sketches, Gooseberry Inn, Working in the Gap, and Beckett in Roussillon. All four are very personal in very different ways. … Continue reading

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Samuel Beckett Sketches


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Samuel Beckett and the Silence of the Work

Next month I’ll be exhibiting some of my artworks (more on that soon) and was asked to write about the connection between my visual art and my writing. Those words are the basis for this post which happily coincides with … Continue reading

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References to Weeping in Samuel Beckett’s The Unnamable

The Unnamable is full of references to eyes: eyes opening and shutting, eyes with or without eyelids, disembodied eyes, eyes that can’t see, eyes that can’t help but see, and most of all, eyes that weep copiously and without ceasing. … Continue reading

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Chris Tysh’s Molloy: The Flip Side

Chris Tysh’s Molloy: The Flip Side, published in September of 2012 by BlazeVOX [books] is, to use the poet’s word, a “transcreation” of the first half of Samuel Beckett’s novel Molloy. It is a long poem in non-rhyming tercets as … Continue reading

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