Monthly Archives: November 2019

Staying Alive (Michel Houellebecq)

STAYING ALIVE by Michel Houellebecq FIRST, SUFFERING “The universe screams. The concrete records the violence that’s hit it like a wall. The concrete cries. The grass groans under the animal teeth. And Man? What can we say of man?” The … Continue reading

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Sparrow’s Grace (poem)

SPARROW’S GRACE for Edith and Nancy (from 2008, reedited) I. They’ve got me roped by my little hand. They’re leading me through the big warehouse. They’re slipping my hand in a white loop. They’re tethering me to everyone in a … Continue reading

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