“Management” / Memorable Fancies #2629

Managing is a theater with no intermission – and damned little applause. … [Read more...]

“Secrets” / Memorable Fancies #2791

["the idea of the secret" - Steven Connor] That there are secrets, is more important than any specific secrets, which are most often revealed to general disappointment that the public has been bothered over nothing, after all their hot and fervent imaginings, once again.  >> "books Terence Kuch" on Google or Amazon will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind." << … [Read more...]

“Explaining the Night” / Memorable Fancies #3041

[“Don’t explain the night.” – Michael McGriff] The night can explain itself very well, without your help; and it can explain you, as well, despite all your pretense of dawn. … [Read more...]

“Trying to Breathe” / Memorable Fancies #3025

[“I’ll slip on my coat and hike / to the river, praying I see your image” – Amy Gerstler] Before I could drown your image in the cold currents of the stream, your flesh had already escaped me. There you are now, the parts I still had, swirling in the river’s churning eddies. Trying to breathe.   … [Read more...]

“Touching” / Memorable Fancies #3138

[you can’t touch my body now. / It has changed once, it has hardened -- Louise Glück] I no longer flinch, but that does not mean I approve.  >> “books Terence Kuch” on Google or Amazon will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind. << … [Read more...]

“A Beautiful Sight” / Memorable Fancies #3137

[“WHERE WE SHOOT AT is where the beauty is.” - David R. Bunch, Moderan] If that were not so, wouldn’t shooting soon become routine, boring? But, now, with Beauty in my sights, well...!  >> “books Terence Kuch” on Google or Amazon will lead you to more writing from a naturally curly mind. << … [Read more...]

“The Touch of the Sculptor” / Memorable Fancies #3045

[“...on this acropolis / sometimes touching with our fingers his touch upon the stones.” ­– George Seferis] Here is the touch of the sculptor, from so many years ago: where he rested his iron tools, where he looked up with pleasure at what he’d made, perhaps noticed a few flaws, thought he ought to fix them – but too late. Besides, it was the emperor’s nose that tilted that way, not his own clumsy hands.  >> “books Terence Kuch” on Google or Amazon will lead you to more writing from a … [Read more...]