Last Movement

There come moments when a man questions the integrity of his senses for a certain incongruence that cannot be otherwise understood unless the senses are at least momentarily interrogated.  I sit in a restaurant that’s all but empty despite the talented yet evidently humble aged man on the piano—if I had not come across one […]

First Day

Could it be that the writer in creating his characters, imbues them with aspects of himself that he is not even yet aware of?  Perhaps in writing of these unconscious aspects, they are aroused from their slumber to become as pertinent in him to himself as they are in his characters.  Of the nameless man […]

Migration

It is said that Deucalion and Pyrrha created men by throwing stones over their heads behind them.  It is not a difficult thing to believe when the lengths, however excessive, to which man goes for an understanding regarding the reason behind a phenomenon is considered.  Even I am tempted to believe in this legend if […]

The Artist

The artist finds inspiration in art, regardless of form, for to perceive it is to find justification in resuming along that path of creation.  The work harbors an aspect of its creator and for so long as it remains, the artist responsible resounds, thus he reaps the fruits he toiled for in giving himself entirely […]