Saturday, May 8, 2010

Lightness in sentence fragments


phoebe lent me her italo calvino book, "six memos for the next millenium." its great. some lines that are useful for writing, painting, drawing, and photo-ing:

"One must be light like a bird, not like a feather" -Valery

"...words as the perpetual pursuit of things, as a perpetual adjustment to their infinite variety...of literature as an existential function, the search of lightness as a reaction to the weight of living." (Calvino)

The empty bucket versus the full bucket in Kafka's "The Knight of the Bucket"

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