Archives For Remembrance

 

David Foster Wallace

Today marks the anniversary of the death of prominent novelist and essayist David Foster Wallace, author of Infinite Jest and other books.

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 [ DFW’s essay “A Supposedly Fun Thing” Only $1.99 for Kindle! ]

In memory of this brilliant young writer, who died way too young, here are three important interviews that he did…
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Remembrance
Rainer Maria Rilke
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Rainer Maria RilkeExpectant and waiting you muse
On the great rare thing which alone
To enhance your life you would choose:
The awakening of the stone,
The deeps where yourself you would lose.

 

In the dusk of the shelves, embossed
Shine the volumes in gold and browns,
And you think of countries once crossed,
Of pictures, of shimmering gowns
Of the women that you have lost.

 

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