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Book cover for Never Let Go: How to Parent Your Child Through Mental Illness
We are grieving for a life we had expected to live, for the hopes and aspirations that we held for our child, and by default for ourselves; we are mourning the freedoms and potential of a future we had planned and anticipated, but hadn’t ...more
Cynthia Ozick
“I read in desperate snatches in the interstices of the Quotidian, and dream of finding three uninterrupted quiet hours to think, moon, mentally maunder, and, above all, write. I am pursued by an anti-Muse; her name is Life. Her homely multisyllabic surname is often left unenunciated, but to certain initiates it may be whispered: Exigency.”
Cynthia Ozick

James Joyce
“When the moon of mourning is set and gone.
Over Glinaduna.
Lonu nula.
Ourselves, oursouls alone.
At the site of salvocean.
And watch would the letter you’re wanting be coming may be.
And cast ashore.”
James Joyce, Finnegans Wake

Pierre Senges
“Unfinishedness avoids the stupidity of conclusions”
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Nathaniel Mackey
“And it's a case in point of the fact that these traditions—the mythology, the lore—are not being gone to as some kind of fixed, given entity that one then has to have a subservient relationship to. They are active and unfinished; they are subject to change; they are themselves in the process of transformation and transition. They speak to an open and open-ended possibility that the poetics that I've been involved in very much speaks to as well. To see cracks and incompleteness as not only inevitable but opportune.”
Nathaniel Mackey

Paul West
“No worthwhile book is going to go through them like a laxative.”
Paul West

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