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Old Secret

October 3, 2013

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Like a fire that produces ashes but in the sift that you don’t think about midway through its burn, is it a secret with the old that as they get older the imaginary nature of their being, the ashes, becomes more obvious to them?

Islands in exile

October 1, 2013

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Literature is an island.  We constantly leave from it but without ever initially occupying the real space that it inhabits culturally.  So we leave it without first entering it.  What then do I remember of not where a reading took me?