“We live small lives on the periphery; we are marginalised and there’s a great deal in which we choose not to participate. We wanted silence and we have that silence now. We arrived here speckled in sores and zits, our colons so tied in knots that we never thought we’d have a bowel movement again. […]
To certain people there comes a day when they must say the great Yes or the great No. He who has the Yes ready within him reveals himself at once, and saying it he crosses over to the path of honour and his own conviction. He who refuses does not repent. Should he be asked […]
“There are two dozen platforms … from each of which several different bus lines depart. Thereafter, for a kilometre or more, all the lines leaving from any one platform take the same route out of the city, making identical stops. “Each bus stop represents one year in the life of a photographer,” Minkkinen says. You […]
If I could live like Frank O’Hara, with both a professional and creative life, I think I could be happy. The natural, conversational rhythm of O’Hara’s poetry really turns me on. I read ‘Having A Coke With You’ pretty much once a day. Mainly for that killer last line.