How strange family is, haunting blood, with all those phantom faces lying in wait beneath your own (203).
“Patter and Patois” By WALTER MOSLEY AUG. 3, 2015 I am frequently asked to name the writers that have most influenced me. It’s a question that the reader hopes will illuminate the common ground between us. But the firmament that connects readers and writers is older than the literate world; it goes all the way… Read More Mosley, Walter “Patter and Patois” (New York Times August 3, 2015)
Music and parenting share a substructure of repetition with variation: Somehow we are at once unconsciously trying to re-enact our childhoods with our children and also trying to defeat them. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/18/magazine/the-melancholy-mystery-of-lullabies.html?emc=edit_th_20151018&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=43453557
Our first fear is abandonment; our last, too. We all leave home to find home, at the risk of being forever lost (61).