i have already broken all my new years resolutions

i often imagine possessing a certain impossibility that i call the 'time bubble'. this magical bubble would allow me to stop time everywhere except in some circumference around myself. with such a bubble i could pause at any point in the day and write for six hours, or read for 72 hours, or sleep for …

nothing

has been done this year, it seems, but work. already the first month is ending and I have nothing to show for it but stress and distraction. we exist for a fraction of a second on this mote of dust and we spend that time doing nothing, sleeping, working, thinking about working, eating, driving, getting …

time

is not on my side, or your side, or anyone's side. time time time, you trickster, you leech, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2032 and oops i didn't achieve my goals and dreams and now i'm fifty and i'm older than i've ever been and now i'm even older, and the …

the books i read this year

since i failed to blog about any of the books I read, here they are in reverse chronological order with a little snippet about each of them: The Star by Yukio Mishima A young, sexy actor at the peak of his career, followed everywhere by adoring fans, is carrying on a secret relationship with his …

2023 Goals

I've not written one of these new year posts in a while. Covid canceled a lot of things, including this blog. I have completed some previous goals, which I never mentioned before, so I'll list some of them here: I finally managed to read 40 books in a year, last year, after that being my …

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