Sunday, December 11, 2005

On Style

People complain about
anything, but writing, darling, is helping
he who can hurt stories
and elements of essays,
and while I can work
hard or waste your time,
be kind of emotional, insightful—
and mind-boggling if you're serious
about it—only because he
really cares can I not imagine
that he’s exhaustingly brilliant, tough
as ****, but definitely
unparalleled for feelings.

Created from the four most recent comments about David Foster Wallace at

Thursday, December 01, 2005


After the lifetime was explained, the daughter depended on the past and held it up to the light.

People were standing.

“Well,” she would later say, “I wasn't struck down,” and give up.

At the end of the day, the author pointed out, ugliness is no match for refusing fees, refusing to give in.

More than a year later, she proved that like so many to come, you're kind of one of the family, see.

Created from the White House news release “President Signs H.R. 4145 to Place Statue of Rosa Parks in U.S. Capitol.”