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By Common Salt: Essays on Charles Wright
Killarney Clary reduces the contemporary landscape to its essences and essentials, revealing the ways in which it is broken, unchartable, mysterious, and violent. Her language is unerring, her vision unique.
Published July 31st 1996 by Oberlin
(first published January 1st 1996)
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There is a man who, through disease, feels each minute is his first. He says to his wife, "You are the first person I've seen. This is my first cup of coffee." I saw him on television; he was frustrated by his diary that recorded repeatedly, "I have just now woken up."