Rolling Stone article on Middle Class homelessness →
This article is….to be cliched, when we want to avert view from the pain of the issue at hand…..very well done. There are some thing’s that are only well understood with narrative journalism. Tell me the numbers, tell me economic puzzles, and I throw up my hands. It sounds bad, but what do I know! I am no economist or oracle, whats the right economic policy?? And I tend...
“I have found myself in the course of my life in many strange situations… I have ridden a pony through Central Asia along the road that Marco Polo took to reach the fabulous lands of Cathay; I have drunk a glass of Russian tea in a prim parlour in Petrograd while a soft-spoken little man in a black coat and striped trousers told me how he had assassinated a grand duke. I have sat in a...
The more years I pass, the less I fear loss. The things you’ve lost, not quite...– where better to start then with self flattery? thanks bekah! Natalie Tabb (via rebekahcecillia)
I’m sick today. I turned off my computer and could hear the light hymnal singing in the distance of mass, like a funeral mass, from a nearby church. The rain falls, and its strangely beautiful. That is all.
like tears in the rain
I emerge from the metro in the pouring rain, 10 minutes early to meet a student. I scuttle over under a shops’ overhang, and wait. And take a breath. And, settling in, spending some seconds, looking at the orange tinted rain and quiet sounds of hulking buildings in the nighttime glow…. the peace that knows no understanding. Staring, staring at the rain, devoid of thoughts. It...
what else but home?
This morning i took a cold taxi out to the country to evaluate some corporate agronomists. An hour drive, reading a book, and I look out the window, and I’m transported [see a theme here?]. I’m out in the cornfields of illinois, driving driving. The cold winter dead. Frosted dirt and hussed over corn, or what of it. Suddenly, I remember where I’m from; driving in the cold...
castellano, una historia personal
Escribir en Castellano. Escribir en castellano. Para que, una podria preguntar? Telos. Que es el telos. Y que es telos? Vuelvo a esa cosita griega mas tarde. PEro primero…. Ha existido un escritor que escribio en castellano como un non nativo? Alguien bastante famoso, distinguido en el arte de la lengua de la mancha, y sus esclavos. Bueno, puede ser algun ‘indio,’ pero son los...