Category Archives: thinking in words

Ways of Knowing

It’s so nice to know where you’re going, in the early stages. It almost rids you of the wish to go there. There is man in his entirety, blaming his shoe when his foot is guilty. Don’t wait to be … Continue reading

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No Dress Rehearsal

    The head of the year The moon is dark tonight, a new moon for a new year. It is hollow and hungers to be full. It is the black zero of beginning. Now you must void yourself of … Continue reading

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Silence and Words

Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful. So all things limp together for the only possible. In the immense confusion one thing alone is clear. I forgive nobody. Nothing to do but stretch out comfortably on the rack, in … Continue reading

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Topology of Hope

Those consequences in a Mobius strip world where everything folds back into our own lives are not just “out there” but “in here” in our own souls, where the corrosive acid of self-deceit challenges the American belief that we are … Continue reading

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What We Are Dealing With in this Land of Delusion.

We are dealing, then, with an absurdity that is not a quirk or an accident, but is fundamental to our character as people. The split between what we think and what we do is profound. — Wendell Berry, The Unsettling of America: … Continue reading

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Historical Resource 1965

Absurdity in the face of overwhelming hypocrisy and paranoia

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That Thing with Feathers Fluttering in and out of the Light

We can change. People say we can’t, but we do when the stakes or the pain is high enough. And when we do, life can change. It offers more of itself when we agree to give up our busyness. -Anne … Continue reading

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