Tag Archives: Scandinavian

Space between

And just as music is the space between notes, just as the stars are beautiful because of the space between them, just as the sun strikes raindrops at a certain angle and throws a prism of colour across the sky … Continue reading

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Fall

“What are you looking at, Herman?” “Your head. Why don’t you have any hair?” “Because I’m going to die soon. It’s just like fall. The leaves falling.” “Do you become winter in the end, then?” “Yes. A long, long winter.” … Continue reading

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What was once disturbed must be restored

It may be all very well in Dickens, but when you read Dickens you’re reading a long ballad from a vanished world, where everything has to come together in the end like an equation, where the balance of what was … Continue reading

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Place of silence

All my life I have longed to be alone in a place like this. Even when everything was going well, as it often did. I can say that much. That it often did. I have been lucky. But even then, … Continue reading

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