for my friends, here and gone.
A few light taps upon the pane made him turn to the window. It had begun to snow again. He watched sleepily the flakes, silver and dark, falling obliquely against the lamplight…His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, … More convolutions.
PART I: In which we analyze and attempt to understand the most basic level of need–hunger–and the outcome of failing to meet this need. starve verb \ˈstärv\ starved | starv·ing Definition of STARVE intransitive verb 1 a : to perish from lack of food b : to suffer extreme hunger 2 a archaic : to die … More STARVE: a note-poem for the hungry. (to be interpreted as variously as possible.)
One night last week I was having drinks with a close friend I hadn’t seen in a while. We proceeded to catch up on how things were going with work, with our romantic relationships, our families, mutual friends, the whole standard ticket. At some point in the evening, things turned to talk about writing—as they … More Writing for Writers: Poetry, James Joyce, and the Arc of Absurdity