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Robert Musil
“One must conform to the baseness of an age or become neurotic.”
Robert Musil

Thomas Mann
“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”
Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades

Anton Chekhov
“Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.”
Anton Chekhov

Ludwig Wittgenstein
“If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.”
Wittgenstein Ludwig

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, First Part

How He Got His Red Coat (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Jul 05, 2011 05:19PM
Description: poem, previously published in the Sonora Review
Tiny Stories About Sons (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 21, 2011 05:12PM
Description: The last poem series in my manuscript 'The Sea is White'. Previously published in Little Red Leaves http://littleredleaves.com/
Anne Carson's Plainwater: A Review (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:36PM
Description: A creative-review. First published in Can We Have Our Ball Back?
Revelations (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 12, 2008 11:16AM
Description: Early poem. Originally published in the Indiana Review
Negatives (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 12, 2008 11:16AM
Description: Early poem. First published in the Sonora Review
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