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Eternal Questions

Eternal Questions

I feel old, and the hooded figure with the scythe calls me to follow him. ~Jaume Cabré I escaped the Grim one in 2012. Every year since I have been told by the man in white with the cold hands, my heart is doing great. Still, I can’t help but feel the scythe is on […]

The More I Learn, The Less I Know

The More I Learn, The Less I Know

The empty holes in his mind do not bother him as much. ~Shahiar Mandanipour My mind is littered with holes, vacancies, vacuum bubbles a few of which I am aware many more percolating to the surface of my consciousness when I grasp neoteric information alerting me to knowledge missing, intelligence lacking. I then wage a […]

The Most Dangerous Humans

The Most Dangerous Humans

The most dangerous human masses are those in whose veins the poison of fear has been injected…of the fear of change. ~Octavio Paz I sit in the hibernal darkness on this the Winter Solstice content, nay, happy the days will begin growing longer on the march through Winter into flower popping and songbirds returning from […]

I Am The Person Around The Corner

I Am The Person Around The Corner

A human being is never what he is but the self he seeks. ~Octavio Paz Angst bows to joyance by virtue of a single quote offered up by the universe during a period of emotional disquietude. How? A shift in perspective instigated by a deep thought encapsulated in a disarmingly simple sentence scribed by a […]

Struck by Linguistic Lightning

Struck by Linguistic Lightning

What is he searching for? Perhaps he searches for his destiny. Perhaps his destiny is to search. ~Octavio Paz Have you ever been struck by linguistic lightning? I am a devout reader frequently encountering turns of phrase catching my soul demanding that I add it to a long list of quotes for future reference. A […]

The Most Powerful Explosions Start With Ideas

The Most Powerful Explosions Start With Ideas

I don’t believe there are dangerous writers: the danger of certain books is not in the books themselves but in the passion of their readers. ~Octavio Paz Gunpowder is an uninteresting chemical compound until it is compressed then ignited unleashing violence beyond its scant physical dimensions. The violence can be channeled for devastation as when […]

A Succession of Future Selves

A Succession of Future Selves

Beyond myself, somewhere, I wait for my arrival. ~Octavio Paz I am out there, somewhere, a chimera on yonder horizon sliding toward blind futures simultaneously keeping the back of my head eyes fixed on the yet to be footsteps, linking was past to will be future. They are always equidistant. Progressing in tandem, never getting […]

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