That Hard Way…

An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word “love” — is a process, delicate, violent, often terrifying to both persons involved, a process of refining the truths they can tell each other. It is important to do this because it breaks down human self-delusion […]

Read More That Hard Way…

Germination of Our Remaking

“I’ve become increasingly preoccupied with the confluence of two ideas: first, that memory is a fiction, and second, that while narrativizing experience can be artful, it is also a necessary form of psychological maintenance. No one who has spent serious time trying to write fiction, poetry, or memoir can be too surprised at the benefits […]

Read More Germination of Our Remaking