The language of Madness

The language of Madness

...We exist within the context of a language that is our own invention but which controls us in so far as we have lost sight ...

continue... 04 November 2010 // Literature
The Anatomy of Reading

The Anatomy of Reading

'We were never born to read. Human beings invented reading only a few thousand years ago. And with this invention, we rearranged the very organization ...

continue... 01 November 2010 // Books, Literature
continue... 31 October 2010 // Art, Books

continue... 31 October 2010 // Art

I’ll kill her

So, of course, you were supposed to call me tonight
you were supposed to call me tonight
we would have gone to the cinema
and, after, to the restaurant, the one you like in your street

We would have slept together, have a nice breakfast together
and then a walk in a park together, how beautiful, and then
you would have said “I love you” in the cutest place on ...

continue... 31 October 2010 // Music

the one song

"And, of course, that is what all of this is - all of this: the one song, ever changing, ever reincarnated, that speaks somehow from and to and for that which is ineffable within us and without us, that is both prayer and deliverance, folly and wisdom, that inspires us to dance or smile or simply to go on, senselessly, incomprehensibly, beatifically, in the face of mortality and the truth ...

continue... 31 October 2010 // Literature
That night, I saw that woman again.
continue... 30 October 2010 // Movies

Lipiu Revisited

Silence is the language of Lipiu


As with love
poems are born
in silence
only that unfeeling silence
has a habit
of giving birth
and swallowing its young.

In Lipiu you study silence
as if it were a foreign language
if you practice enough
you can tell the dialect
of day from the heavy accent
of night.
You learn the birds by heart
and the light that alters
the ...

continue... 28 October 2010 // Poetry