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Bowl of Cherries Bowl of Cherries by Millard Kaufman
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“I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright.”
Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries
“Happiness, it has been observed, is best achieved by those who have been most unhappy heretofore.”
Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries
“She wrote poetry constantly; that was her "work". She was a slow bleeder and she slaved over it for long, exhausting hours, and many a middle of a night I could hear her creaking around the dead house with a pen in one hand, a clipboard and a flashlight in the other, refining her poems, jotting down the lines of a conceit. Writing never came easy for her; it gave her calluses. She never courted the muses, she wrestled them, mauled them all over the house and came up, after weeks of peripatetic labor, with a slim Spencerian sonnet, fourteen lines of imagistic jabberwocky.”
Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries
“Happiness when sustained too long in print can rightly be construed as sappiness...”
Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries
“The presumption of divine intervention in human affairs violates my sense of an orderly and comprehensible universe.”
Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries
“It is a fact that every day this time of year,at twenty-three seconds after 4:18, the entire Parthenon of animistic godlings and demons,trolls and sprites of dead chiefs that predated Muhammad, flex their bronzy thews and proceed to gang-piss on Assama. The earliest invaders clocked their movements by it; the lighting,the thunder, and the rain are the sole consistencies of this drowsy, turbulent land,ceaselessly full of surprises, none of them pleasant, all of them keeping you from ever feeling at home.”
Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries