“Adversity” / Memorable Fancies #2710

[“The adversity of the world is its inaccessibility to consciousness, its brute givenness, its absolute alterity.” – Judith Butler] But if it were not so, if this world were my own creation, then it might be even more strange, brutal.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Patterns” / Memorable Fancies #2709

 [“Patterns of stars, forgotten.” – Molly Brodak] There are patterns in the stars. Most of us see only a bright random shining, like handfuls of dust flung toward the rising sun. But one of us has seen patterns. We could all read these patterns, he told us, understand their messages, if we would follow him. We said no, never. He tried to tell us, anyway. We shut him up in a cave where the only patterns were in the rock walls’ dust.  >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will … [Read more...]

“Mental Ungility” / Memorable Fancies #2708

[“the clumsiness of the mind” – Yves Bonnefoy] Your mind is all thumbs and butterfingers. >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]

“Who?” /Memorable Fancies #2707

[”that they have no identity” – from David Antin, delusions of the insane: what they are afraid of] – so ... WHO is afraid? … [Read more...]

“Stuck in the Exit” / Memorable Fancies #2706

[“The crowd of thoughts cannot come out, because they all want to rush forward and thus get stuck in the exit.” – Wittgenstein] I took a course on “How to Say Everything at Once.” It left me somewhat confused, until I took the next course, titled “How to Listen to Everything at Once.” >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind <<   … [Read more...]

“How Guilt Feels” / Memorable Fancies #2705

In order to truly accuse, you must re-create the deed and its guilt inside yourself: its filth, its pleasure; not least because you must know, from inner experience, not only what the fault was, but ... how guilt feels .... how guilt about THAT feels. … [Read more...]

“Swallowing” / Memorable Fancies #2704

The future: Our waking lives have become so constrained, so determined, that we can neither sin nor be heroes here. Sleep and dreams are all that’s left. But now the government has sent us dreamless-pills. They’re available at no charge. We’re required to swallow them, no matter how they stick in our throats. >> “books terence kuch” on Amazon or Google will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind << … [Read more...]