By the time I took back the copy of Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 back to the public library, it was already late. With two renewals, I had managed to reach the last page of the book the date it was due, but being the kind of person I am, it wasn’t until a few days later […]Read more "2666: Thoughts on a Long Novel"
Last night there was a thunderstorm, the tectonics of the sky shifting apart.. Sitting on a screened-in porch, I recorded the audio on my laptop, which listening to today just sounds like breath across a microphone, mildly startled static. There is a line from Melville, about “the air informed with intelligences,” and how “in ourselves […]Read more "Invocations and Introducitons"