Impact & Dialogue Education

February 2023

“Oh, return to zero, the master said. Use what’s lying around the house. Make it simple and sad.” (~ Stephen Dunn, “Visiting the Master”)

January 2023

“ Without love, most of life remains concealed. Nothing is as fascinating as love, unfortunately.” ( ~ Hanif Kureishi)
“Nobody’s free without breaking open.” (~ Ocean Vuong, “Beautiful Short Loser”)

November 2022

“Life breaks everyone.” (~Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms)

August 2022

“The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves.” (~ V.S. Naipaul, “In a Free State.”)

July 2022

“Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.” ~ Elizabeth Hardwick
“I think we are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn…

June 2022

61% of adult Americans are in favor of abortion rights

May 2022

“Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come again in this identical guise.” (~Gwendolyn Brooks, “Annie Allen…

March 2022

"The sweet smell of decaying paper appeals to me no longer. It is too closely associated in my mind with paranoiac customers and dead bluebottles…
“What does not change / is the will to change” ( ~ Charles Olson, “The Kingfishers”)