Tuesday, December 28, 2010

human, all too human


"anyone acquainted with the greatest art recognizes: the juxtaposition of unblinking recognition of the frightfulness of life with a stubborn determination not to be subdued by it, which must often mean that even the greatest artists turn their backs on the things they have seen, and insist on carrying on in spite of them, while those who achieve the supreme heights perform the further fear of converting that 'in spite of' into 'because of'"

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

the riverside

I walk to the borders on my own
To fall in the water like a stone
Chilled to the marrow in them bones
Why do I go here all by my own

Sunday, December 12, 2010

falling, catching


there is no sun without shadow and it is essential to know the night
-albert camus

Friday, December 10, 2010

in the great night


in the great night my heart will go out,
toward me the darkness comes rattling.
in the great night my heart will go out.