Monthly Archives: June 2020

Ask being! And in its stillness as in the beginning of the word, god responds.


This dying and bearing language, which is obstacle and vehicle at the same time.

W.S. Graham

The duty of literature is to fight fiction. It’s to find a way into the world as it is.


There was a spectator in me who, even while I squirmed and obeyed, remained observant, note taking for some future revision.


The contradictions the mind comes up against — these are the only realities: they are the criterion of the real.


Keeping a wound open can also be very beneficial: a healthy and open wound; sometimes it is worst when it skins over.


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.


I began to write this diary for the simple reason of saving myself, in fear of degradation and an ultimate indundation by the waves of a trivial life, which are already up to my neck.


The only essential thing for life is forgoing smugness, moving into the house instead of admiring it and hanging garlands around it.