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by Joe Buonfiglio

All right, settle down class.  Welcome to Absurdism 101.

Now, it’s a safe bet most of you are here because of the deal I cut with the football coach.  1,482 more words

Joe Buonfiglio

El Proceso - Kafka

En un curso de creación literaria que tomé hace algunos años fue que comprendí el regalo de la interpretación; me explicaron que una vez terminado un texto, este empieza a ser lo que el lector decida que sea. 742 more words


A Monster Courting Insanity

“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.”

― Franz Kafka


You haven’t been writing lately, have you?  Have you been wondering what’s wrong with you?   11 more words


QOTD: You are free

“You are free and that is why you are lost.” –Franz Kafka

Quotes & Poetry

Gregor's Pie

Shoofly pie with pecans and a poached apple garnish, inspired by The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka.

It’s really hard to sell people on this pie. The particular, bitter tang of molasses cut with woody pecans, balanced with the sweet, syrupy taste of an apple poached soft in cider, cinnamon, and brown sugar; it all takes a backseat to the creepy-crawly stigma of Kafka’s disturbing novella. 902 more words


Bang Endings

A while back, I posted a piece called “First Impressions,” which celebrated killer opening sentences from various novels like this here delicious, obsessive echo chamber of a love song… 1,003 more words

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