“Flesh and Freedom” / Memorable Fancies #1667

[“Having to be a paradoxical unity of corporeality and freedom is ... doomed to fail.” – Judith Butler] How can we be free if we’re flesh? Especially those of us who’ve denied how much we are flesh, who tell our lovers that our flesh is not “the real us,” that we are so much more than flesh even as we enjoy ours and theirs, that we have a special ... ah ... something ... ah ... somewhere ... [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“the lover” / Memorable Fancies #560

Where is your lover? She's gone.  Is there nothing left, at all? Rushing to fill the vacuum, remembered touch. <END>      If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here or in StumbleUpon, Reddit, Facebook, or other social websites.      Subscriptions to this blog are available at www.amazon.com/author/terencekuch or at www.bit.ly/Fancies. – or you can just Follow this blog. You can also buy one or both of my commercially published novels on … [Read more...]

“The Lover” / A Memorable Fancy #252

The lover is observing his love. She seems suddenly strange to him, as if he never knew her, as if seen across a room for the first time. Every casual motion she makes is new to him, surprising, no matter how trivial or unconscious. He shakes his head to get over this feeling, so disturbing – and yet so exciting. [“ ... we do not really know him or her: we become suddenly aware that there is a total stranger in front of us.” – Slavoj Žižek]     … [Read more...]