Plans for A Novel
This may represent another literary path to take.
The Way of The World
“You do all you can to humanize and familiarize the world, and suddenly it becomes more strange than ever. The living are not what they were, the dead die again and again, and at last for good” The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow.
“In summer, the song sings itself,” by William Carlos Williams .
The Importance of Shakespeare
Shakespeare isn’t scary. It shouldn’t be scary. And to suggest that schools, for example, shouldn’t teach him or should teach him less because he’s not ‘accessible’ is robbing children of an incredible experience with their own language and an understanding of what it means to be human-Historian Simon Schama in “Schama Speaks Up For Children and Shakespeare,”The Telegraph.
There is no such thing as happiness. Life bends joy and pain, beauty and ugliness, in such a way that no one may isolate them. No one one should want to. Perfect Joy or perfect pain, with no contrasting element to define them, would mean a monotony of consciousness, would mean death-Jean Toomer.
Random Thoughts and Observations
Dear Jessica: Remember when we first met? Sometimes, we need someone to push us beyond our limitations. However, this does not mean making me do push-ups. Honestly, there are no hard feelings. I am just developing a plan for reprisal. This is not the reason for this note. Congratulations on your recent promotion. No one deserves more success in life than you. You have come a long way. The...