Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Saturday, December 31, 2011

What the Heck Was That All About?

So much happened in 2011 that I'm left trying to figure it all out, or rather, just enjoying the ride and not figuring it out! Maybe the highlight was being told that Realist Magic would be published. To read someone's work is a kind of intimacy and those moments of acceptance are rare and truly beautiful.



1 comment:

linmu said...

This small quote, sums up my thoughts of 2011.

Draft 109: Wall Newspaper
RACHEL BLAU DUPLESSIS

…..
We’re propelled into linked emergencies with unintended fallout.

My skin imagines lines —
there’s me and him, and
me and it, her, us, you, and the time
we have been together when we’ve
foraged in what is, and
some things got smashed, and
some are rejoined, and
we quote from each other,
sister and brother.
Do not turn away.

Reader, if any! We are a symptom.
We are mirrors of our own corpses.
This is closest to darkness.
Surrender to it.
……

https://jacket2.org/poems/draft-109-wall-newspaper