Correspondencias: Anne Carson Pt. 1

  Short Talk on Hopes Anne Carson Soon I hope to live in a totally rubber house. Think how quickly I will be able to get from room to room! One good bounce and you’re there. I have a friend whose hands were melted off by a firebomb during the war. Now, once again, he will learn to pass the bread at the dinner table. Learning is life. I hope Ver más …

Correspondencias: Padgett Powell

Not Much Is Known Padgett Powell There are people one wants to know, and people one does not want to know, and of course people one would want to know and people one would not want to know if one met them. A few people know a lot of people, many people know a few people, and some people know just some people. It comes down to the impulse to Ver más …

Correspondencias: Lucia Berlin

Our lighthouse Lucia Berlin Hi! I was dreaming! But not a dream with pictures. I could smell my mother’s Swedish cookies. Right in this room. Right here. We lived in a lighthouse, me and my seven brothers and sisters, on the Sainte Marie River. There’s no place to put things, much less hide them, in a lighthouse, but my ma sure could hide cookies. I always found them though. Under Ver más …

Correspondencias: Anne Sexton (segunda parte)

For Eleanor Boylan Talking With God Anne Sexton  God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer. Eleanor, who is more beautiful than my mother, is standing in her kitchen talking and I am breathing in my cigarettes like poison. She stands in her lemon-colored sun dress motioning to God with her wet hands glossy from the washing of egg plates. She tells him! She tells him like Ver más …

Correspondencias: Anne Sexton (primera parte)

The Black Art Anne Sexton A woman who writes feels too much, those trances and portents! As if cycles and children and islands weren’t enough; as if mourners and gossips and vegetables were never enough. She thinks she can warn the stars. A writer is essentially a spy. Dear love, I am that girl. A man who writes knows too much, such spells and fetiches! As if erections and congresses Ver más …