I am writing here, now, reflecting on what was there, then, with the hope of furthering that experiment by recording my experience and sharing it with you.
[Jerusalem is] the only place I’ve lived where my contact with other writers, artists, and journalists naturally crosses back and forth from professional to mundane matters.
“The mole rat is a reclusive creature that disapproves of all other beings and particularly abhors its own kind.”
“stop talking about words / talk with words / contentedly / sufficiently / fully”
“These circumstances led to all kinds of horror stories – one of which I’ll share today.”
“This is the moment, this is exactly the moment that the sun can touch – to meet a body inside a house, inside a bathroom, a place where people become most human.”