Notes from a room

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Literary writing and quotes.



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The closer you look

on Aug 3, 2018 in: Writing

The hot sun draws all the life out of the earth under a cloudless sky: every weed, grass, flower, insect… The closer you look at this quiet fold of country, the richer and more detailed in life and death it … Continue reading →...

The great horse

on Aug 3, 2018 in: Writing

In amazement we beheld the great horse. It broke through the roof of our room. The cloudy sky was drifting faintly along its mighty outline, and its mane flew, rustling, in the wind. – Kafka Advertisements...

Heart of time

on Aug 3, 2018 in: Writing

If the moment is the fullness of time, it can’t be in time. It can’t simply be a series of nows between past and future, but rather the instant in which time itself is revealed to us, only to withdraw. … Continue reading →...

The last God

on Aug 3, 2018 in: Writing

Kierkegaard wrote of the moment (øjeblikket, literally ‘the glance of an eye’, that is, a moment of seeing) that it ‘is not properly an atom of time but an atom of eternity … It is the first reflection of eternity … Continue reading &#...

An atom of eternity

on Aug 3, 2018 in: Writing

The moment as both homecoming and beginning. No matter how often you turn from it it’s there, at the heart of time. And on the other side of the moment? Something infinitely greater, perhaps – a second homecoming and beginning … Continue re...

At last a sunny day. Boundless blue sky. The sun no longer ripening anything seems to shine for the sake of it. Quiet happiness again, like an advent. Some days there seem to be hints of a hidden God everywhere. … Continue reading →...

Through the woods

on Jun 28, 2018 in: Writing

I’ve found the patch in the woods where the muntjacs live; I guess they don’t move around much. I can usually find them if I’m careful, but I try to stem my desire to stalk them so they won’t get … Continue reading →...