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Even a Blade of Grass —

“The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.”                           –Henry Miller Not on … Continue reading

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Show Me Your Original Face (II) —

Different strokes for different folks, yes — And perhaps different images to stimulate different folks’ imaginations. I chose Picasso’s Girl Before a Mirror, almost against my will. It somehow spoke to me of the riddle posed by Yeats’ poem and … Continue reading

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Speak, Memory

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does. —–Jorge Luis Borges   Vladimir Nabokov came up with this haunting … Continue reading

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