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Panic Station

cf. photograph by Andy Beales via Unsplash (edited)

It was very early in the morning, the streets were clean and deserted, I was on my way to the train station.

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Book Review #1 The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka

I remember my first introduction to Kafka, I was a senior in high school and had to read Metamorphosis which was weird, uncomfortable, and really dark. 285 more words


Chronology: 1948


1 January – Kerouac drinks and converses with Jack Fitzgerald and later, his mother.

2 January – Kerouac writes letters and rests, preparing for his last great push to complete The Town and the City. 6,101 more words

What writers say about Writing

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

-Ernest Hemingway

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. 

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Top 10 things about Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country, located in the heart of Europe. The state is divided into 2 major regions: the hilly Moravia, to the east, and Bohemia, to the west, a high plateau surrounded by low mountains. 361 more words


Franz Kafka Knew

Franz Kafka Knew

Franz Kafka knew,
he knew it was bad.
He could see through,
so clear it seemed mad,
until he grew
too stern to be sad. 221 more words

Chimneys And Clouds, A Collection Of Poems By Philip Dodd

Ismail Kadare: Spiritus

Well, this makes Kafka read like Winnie-the-Pooh!

I’ve long been a fan of the Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, who I think should have received the Nobel Prize in Literature years ago; I’ve read a good number of his novels, and though they do vary in quality, they never fail to grip, or to disturb. 412 more words