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True spring

“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits.

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All things goshawk

So a little while ago I was all things Karl Ove Knausgaard. That hasn’t changed, in fact I finished his book three and have book four waiting. 569 more words

Broken Speech

A recurring theme that I have noticed in both Mrs. Dalloway and The Sun Also Rises is isolation. The veterans of World War I find it difficult to connect, to communicate with others, especially with those who did not experience the war firsthand. 987 more words

"I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other." Ava Gardner

I recently ‘celebrated’ another birthday. It reinforced how although I intensely dislike the day itself, I like the fact that it makes me stop and think about my life. 909 more words

'Waiting' by Stuart Dybek

Waiting by Stuart Dybek, 2009

The magic trick:

Putting the story within a literary context even as it unfolds

Well, today is an easy blog post. 273 more words