Who in the world is Florence Belleville?

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. – Psalm 23, psalm of David Before you could be the swimmer cannonballing free and naked into the peaceful waters of a pool without agitating the surface much at … Read more

Work to do

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. – Harriet Beecher-Stowe On one side of Nous en prendrons bien soin, people of this world. Opposite them, people from another. In the woman’s long legs and the shape of her hair is something of the four-legged being. She comes … Read more

Real work

All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams. – Elias Canetti In the dream, the red backpack hangs on a hook in the closet of the childhood bedroom I shared with two of my sisters. I pull it down. I put it on the bed. I open it. The bag is full … Read more