She walks in beauty is an admiration of the genuine. A delve into what ought to be admired more so then what is. She walks in beauty says more about her walk then her beauty in so much as that the writer quickly tightens his nose on the internal qualities of her being rather than the external shapes and forms that might be pleasant on the eyes but heavy on the soul for those who find nothing more to be loved than the shapes of once thighs. … More A Closed Reading of “She Walks in Beauty”
On “Surrounded by Sleep” by Akhil Sharma (Page-125, the Practice of Creative Writing) A story so beautiful I could hardly describe it to you with words other than “read it”. Surrounded by sleep is that kind of story that understand something. It is one thing to read a story that understands you and that is … More On “Surrounded by Sleep” by Akhil Sharma
On “the Impossibilities of Language” by Beth Ann Fennelly THE MYTH OF TRANSLATION (Page-94, the Practice of Creative Writing) This piece makes me think about language and all thing suggest this is the purpose of the piece. Just look at the name for one thing. This poem; if I am allowed to say brings me … More On “the Impossibilities of Language” by Beth Ann Fennelly
Like any good art the question mark has a thousand faces. Meaning that it can be interpreted in a variety of ways to fit a variety of life situations but at base bottom it is at minimum always concerned with a sort of change from a position of confidence to a position of doubt or insecurity.
From this rather vague base any number of situations can fit it, but i am mainly going to argue for its base. Meaning the bare minimum that all things analogous to the poem has to have in order to be a good analogy. … More The Question Mark -Gevorg Emin