The honorary treasurer of the Rebuilding Fund had her eyes fixed on that. ‘What is the use of thinking how a college can be different,’ she seemed to say, ‘when it must be a place where students are taught to obtain appointments?’ ‘Dream your dreams,’ she seemed to add, turning, rather wearily, to the table … More Three Guineas
I will write a novel, and these are fragments from that proto-text. * He would play this song for them as an example of what would happen if they were not good, or if he were not. Their anger at being taunted this way is branded into their musculature. They do not like it. The … More Fragment 1: Like A Rolling Stone
I am in captivity until further notice, so all I can do is play songs. This song expresses the deep feelings I have for – ah – the University of California, let us say. La conscience historique n’est plus la même, jo jo jo-der. Axé.
There has been a coup, so we are playing classical music. Hasta mañana, o hasta siempre. Axé.
Based on lines and images from Federico. Axé.
Vendrá la guerra, amor, y en el combate no habrá tregua ni freno para el canto sino poesía haciendo incontenible del cañon, de fusiles libertarios. Vendrá la guerra, amor, y en el combate nos fundiremos en las barricadas defendiendo las hordas criminales a punta de corazón, fuego y metralla cavando sudorosos el futuro en las … More NO PASARAN
Rayuela [Hopscotch], Julio Cortázar, Chapter 7, complete: I touch your mouth, with one finger I touch the edge of your mouth, I draw it as it if it came out of my hand, as if your mouth was for the first time just barely open, and closing my eyes is enough to undo it and … More Reading for Pleasure Wednesday: RAYUELA
To: All Faculty From: Z Re: Prioritization for “Reduction” Do not allow yourself to be manipulated. Do not allow yourself to be pitted against other faculty. Do not allow your department to be pitted against others. Respond with unity to any prioritization “surveys” which may have been sent to you as individuals. Axé.