Archive for the ‘Tennessee Williams’ Category

Time is the longest distance between two places

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
pale moon

Not long after that I was fired for writing a poem on the lid of a shoe-box. I left Saint Louis. I descended the steps of this fire escape and followed, from then on, in my father’s footsteps, attempting to find in great motion what was…

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I tried to leave you behind me, but I am more faithful than I intended to be!

Friday, March 26th, 2010
rainbow colored bottles

I pass the lighted window of a shop where perfume is sold. The window is filled with pieces of colored glass, tiny transparent bottles in delicate colors, like bits of a shattered rainbow. Then all at once my sister touches my…

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If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Writers are paranoid, because they’re living two lives – their creative life, which they are most protective of, and their life as a human being. They have to protect both lives. I put a premium on the creative life. One risks one’s personal life…

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