A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
- Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
This is My Birth-Right
Inspired by Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)’s quote, “A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.” The titled responsion is…
This revival is a social affair, falling from the womb of your soul. With an everlasting half-life of contradictory utterance, the transmissible of your words is viral at times, at least that’s the story we tell ourselves. Disappointment is a daily occurrence.
The Reason for Reason
Inspired by Emil Cioran (1911–1995)’s quote, “The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live — moreover, the only one”. The titled responsion is…
The lack of a teleology of sorts isn’t typically associated with Reason and as such, it brings up the question of when does Reason predominately become rationalization? I may be begging here but the question still stands as valid when the only sound I hear is crickets.
Any Degree Burns
Inspired by Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)’s quote, “There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them”. The titled responsion is…
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