josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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23 Oct '05 07:57:56 AM

Something someone once whispered to me, or at least wanted to: it really is possible to make it through. I am keeping her words close.

18 Oct '05 06:51:36 AM

'They don't split the baby! That's the whole point! Read the book, motherfuckers!'

18 Oct '05 04:09:23 AM

Geeta über Berlin.

8 Oct '05 10:47:47 PM

'Poetry does nothing. (Except kill poets.)'

5 Oct '05 09:50:19 AM

Passing under a railroad bridge, my bus was suddenly deluged by the accumulated runoff, massive even compared to tonight's hard rain. We passengers were collectively shocked, even maybe stupefied.

3 Oct '05 06:28:05 AM

One is hardly allowed time to think, by the world or by one's self.

26 Sep '05 06:13:13 AM

This post by Alex is remarkable. The Derrida thread he refers to is here.

9 Sep '05 07:01:43 AM

I'm writing a bibliography.

It's exciting!

1 Sep '05 08:05:11 PM

A nice little phrase - 'how we stand toward people'.