Posts Tagged ‘ Edmond Jabès ’

Raymond Depardon e Edmond Jabès – vengodalmare

.. La storia che vi ho raccontato, come i commenti da essa ispirati, saranno annotati nel libro dello sguardi. La scala ci spinge a superare noi stessi. Sta qui la sua importanza. Ma, nel niente, d…

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Of Strangeness That Wakes Us On mother tongues, fatherlands, and Paul Celan. BY ILYA KAMINSKY / Poetry Foundation

402px-Celan_passphoto_1938Paul Celan  1938 passport photo (Wikimedia Commons)

Of Strangeness That Wakes Us

On Fear by Mary Ruefle / Poetry Foundation

On Fear by Mary Ruefle.

And Edmond Jabès, in The Book of Questions: “If you bend over your pageand do not suddenly tremble with fear, throw away your pen. Your writing would have little value.”

And George Oppen, who said, “Great artists are those, in the end, who do not have a failure of nerve.” Afraid, yes, but there they are, having locked themselves alone in a room with fear. – Mary Ruefle

Unfold is the wrong word: An Interview with Bhanu Kapil / HTMLGIANT

Unfold is the wrong word: An Interview with Bhanu Kapil | HTMLGIANT.

Winter has covered my pen in snow.
White page, of ice. So young a word and already
sentenced.
Ah, to write only resurrected words. To deal only
with words of the highest season.
Luminous.

Edmond Jabès
from Desire for a Beginning
Dread of One Single End 

translated by Rosmarie Waldrop

Craft and the City: Writer as Flâneur / HTMLGIANT

 

 

Craft and the City: Writer as Flâneur | HTMLGIANT.