Posts added in September 2009
Irena of Alexandria by Michael Donaghy Creator, thank You for humbling me. Creator, who twice empowered me to change a jackal to a saucer of milk, a cloud of gnats into a chandelier, and once, before the emperor’s astrologers, a nice distinction into an accordion, and back again, thank You for choosing Irena to eclipse […]
Marx and the Bible. These two marked me for ever.
They are my two fingerprints.
It wasn’t that his own schooldays had left him scarred with awful memories. It was just that his main memory was of spending more than a dozen years being constantly told to stop talking at the back. Talking at the back, of course, was the one thing at school he did really well. He’d have […]
Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew.
It’s the same when love comes to an end,
or the marriage fails and people say
they knew it was a mistake, that everybody
said it would never work. That she was
old enough to know better. But anything
worth doing is worth doing badly.