the lucidity of exhaustion

conjure images

before they had kids, if asked to conjure images of parenthood they would have said things like “reading in bed,” and “giving a bath,” and “running while holding the seat of a bicycle.” // parenthood contains such moments of warmth and intimacy, but isn’t them. it’s cleaning up. the great bulk of family life involves […]

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an obsession is terrible

from: ernest hemingway to: charles scribner 1940 charlie, there is no future in anything. i hope you agree. that is why i like it at a war. every day and every night there is a strong possibility that you will get killed and not have to write. i have to write to be happy whether i […]

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