stop for Death

November 4, 2019

Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

regret all that has gone

November 4, 2019

The past attracts me, the present terrifies me because the future means death. I regret all that has gone by. I mourn all who have lived; I should like to check time, to stop the clock. But time goes, it goes, it passes, it takes from me each second a little of myself for the annihilation of to-morrow. And I shall never live again.

Guy de Maupassant
A Tress of Hair

nourish the other

November 4, 2019

As a writer I wanted simply to take all the various expressions of art into writing, for I believed that each art must nourish the other, each one can add to the other… In every form of art there is something that I wanted to include, and I wanted writing, poetic writing, to include them all

Anaïs Nin
A Woman Speaks: The Lectures, Seminars, and Interviews of Anais Nin