Essays, Uncategorized

Where the Wild Books Are

“Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.” —Virginia Woolf Aging and decay are characteristics that generally have a negative connotation. The first is a consequence of the passing of time; the second one,… Continue reading Where the Wild Books Are

Poems

Psalm Twenty-One

"Es que un mundo todo vivo tiene la fuerza de un Infierno." —Clarice Lispector, La pasión según G.H. "There was a star riding through clouds one night, and I said to the star, 'Consume me'." —Virginia Woolf, The Waves   To be consumed by a bolt of lightning dramatically yet effortlessly   To be caught praying… Continue reading Psalm Twenty-One