- Now Wait…
- Now, Wait…Posted 9 days ago
All writers complain at one time or another about the time we spend waiting: for the proposal to be read, and accepted or rejected; for the manuscript to be edited; for the final longed-for publishing date to arrive. I am probably as impatient, if not more impatient, than most writers,…
- Neighbors…Posted 30 days ago
The truth is that progressive ideas, whether about equality or water quality, have never taken root here; those are the seeds that fall on rocky ground, sprout and rapidly wither.
- Hopper Light
- Hopper LightPosted 80 days ago
Hopper light doesn’t protect, but neither does it isolate; in his mysterious paintings, it sometimes seems to me that the slightest movement—getting up off a bed, going out a door—would change not only the composition and the meanings we gladly ascribe to it, but the light, itself.
- On Making Lists
- On Making ListsPosted 84 days ago
It seems that the pros and cons of relationships, or individuals, have in the end little influence on my decisions, which spring usually from a hidden pocket of my intuition—hidden, even from me, as well as from the lovers or would-be lovers or husbands who encounter my will.
- Or Hear Old Triton Blow His Wreathed Horn
- Or Hear Old Triton Blow His Wreathed HornPosted 87 days ago
... what has been lost is valuable, too, since it includes a shared heritage of literature, especially poetry, even though it was entirely the poetry of nineteenth century men.