These fragments I have shored against my ruins. -T.S. Eliot

These fragments I have shored against my ruins.  -T.S. Eliot

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Something ineffable about the past

Above all...I wanted to build the palace of my memory, because my memory is my only homeland. 

-Anselm Kiefer
Image: Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Box of Visions, 1938 via 
Title: Susan Sontag

Friday, September 4, 2015

We live submerged

Words carry oceans on their small backs.

-Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

Image: Graciela Iturbide, Eyes to Fly With?, Coyoacan, Mexico, 1991
Title: Evangelista Torricelli

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Interior landscapes

Malebranche was right: we are not our own light.

-Flannery O'Connor, “Good Country People”

Image: Celestial map, found
Title: Thomas Bernhard

Monday, May 25, 2015

Or I could call it a longing

Cianalas: homesickness, longing, loneliness, melancholy

A’ dol dhachaigh: going home(wards)

Image: Found
Title: Mary Oliver

Monday, December 29, 2014

As the result of this universal whiteness

Snow is a form of light.
-Yves Bonnefoy

Image: Cuno Amiet
Title: Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space