Woolf, on writing

  "... there is the dictionary; there at our disposal are some half-a-million words all in alphabetical order. But can we use them? No, because words do not live in dictionaries, they live in the mind. Look once more at the dictionary. There beyond a doubt lie plays more splendid than Antony and Cleopatra; poems… Continue reading Woolf, on writing

Photographic Memory – by Nadia Jacobson

I didn't write this (I wish I did) but it's a wonderful story written by Nadia Jacobson and I love promoting talented writers. ****** The old man’s eyes lit up as the young man entered the living room. “Lovely to see you again,” the old man said. “Weren’t you here just the other day?” “Yes,”… Continue reading Photographic Memory – by Nadia Jacobson

Softly, softly

"...for when lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom, the gentler gamester is the soonest winner." -HENRY V - Shakespeare


it's easier to hate than to adoreit's easier to sit than to exploreit's easier to dismiss than to learnit's easier to take than to earnit's easier to fail than to succeedit's easier to rest than to achieveit's easier to settle than to dreamit's easier to bleed than to healit's easier to destroy than to buildit's… Continue reading Easier