rileykilo-deactivated20120609 asked: your words are intoxicating. i often find myself lost when i read your stories.
We’ll all be bells someday- beautiful, little, ringing things with blue squares painted all over us.
To Conner Cress and the woman who spoke to him at the Hawaii gathering tonight,...– Christian Tenbrook
Reading reflects the structure of experience to the extent that we must suspend...– The Reading Process: A Phenomenological Approach - Wolfgang Iser
And I Think You Love It
I think every writer is a little schizophrenic. I think we have to be. I’ve spent my entire life being a little bit of everyone at some point. I’ve seen a little bit of everything. I’ve felt a little bit of everything, but I’ve never completely been anything. And I guess I just don’t know whether that’s magnificent or utterly miserable. That’s the point of...
There comes a time when emotions are swallowed whole into disappearance, and God...– Christian Tenbrook
Selection from Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest
This isn’t quite an accurate depiction of Red Harvest, but it demonstrates fully Dashiell Hammett’s talent. I have grown very fond of this book. For reference, the narrator is a detective brought into a town called Personville to clean out its crooks. In this selection, he is describing a dream he had after drinking a good amount of gin and laudanum. “I dreamed I was sitting...
As a result, the mark of the writer is reduced to nothing more than the...– What is An Author? by Michel Foucault
Don Willsson’s gone to sit on the right hand of God, if God don’t...– Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
Not everything which makes us feel better is good for us. Not everything which...– Alain De Botton, from The Consolations of Philosophy (via sacredthoughts)
Aren’t you ever struck by the fact that you have to stay alive?