I am a complex enough being that I can hold in my heart the understanding that we are really, really fucked, and at the same time that life is really, really good.
I am full of rage, sorrow, joy, love, hate, despair, happiness, dissatisfaction, and a thousand other feelings. We are really fucked.
Life is still really good.
La plus belle ruse du diable, c'est de faire croire qu'il n'existe pas
The finest trick of the devil is to persuade you that he does not exist
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved.
You ever notice that trees do everything to get attention we do, except walk?
Alice Walker – The Color Purple
It Looks Bleak. Big Deal. It Looks Bleak.
Listen: there's a hell of a good universe next door; let’s go.
e. e. cummings
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Caroll
Seriefest 2016 is on Saturday 2 April and Sunday 3 April at Malmö Main Library. Here’s my interview (in Swedish). Come along and join in the fun!
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone;
it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula le Guin
A love letter from one great writer to another.