poems,

I have been writing them for maybe a year now, and I recently gathered them all from all the different documents and places where ive randomly typed them, and put them all in one folder and I have about 35 of them, but only perhaps 15 or so are good. it is nice to have …

i keep buying books

and they stack up faster than anyone could ever read them. i bought six or seven books just because they were referenced, by author or title, in another book. it happened because i knew if that particular author had mentioned them, that they must be very important for me to read. so far, it's turned …

i can and do judge books by their covers

I scan the shelves at used bookstores and I spot the gold among the trash based purely on the cover. Because while it's not true that all good books have good covers, it seems to be true that good books don't have that cover. Or maybe it's just that all my favorite books were written …

pick two books

that you've read. The number of people on earth who have also read those two books is surprisingly small. Add another book, and the number shrinks. Each book you add the number shrinks more than the last book, until at some point only you, out of all people on earth, have read that combination of …

I’ll brush off the dust now

I have let this blog grow stale. It sits here, drying out, gathering dust, forgotten, yet still getting it's little trickle of views somehow. Why do I keep it? Why not. I constantly ask myself why do I want to write? why? and I've still not got a clear answer. My words go into the …

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