blatant self promotion 

I've read Hamlet at least 30 times, probably closer to 50, since I was 14. And only a few minutes ago thought about Horatio's name containing "oratio" and what that might mean given 'oratio's (usually drastically under-appreciated) role in the play.

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The old man, the mayor, was trying to say that the world was knit together with threads we could not see, that the wind was a bridge between people.

|n|otabilia 474 ⁂ Michael Martone ⁂ "The Mayor of the Sister City Speaks to the Chamber of Commerce in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on a Night in December in 1976" || read it in , a daily(ish) newsletter: ktxc.to/nbts

This weeks turned into a themed issue! → "essence of quiescence" featuring obmutescence, silences of all kinds, philip k. dick, carthusian monks, puddles and a bunch more → katexic.com/announcements/news

I updated the Katexic WORD archive to include a half-dozen new pieces including the latest, which is, if not the best piece I've done, certainly one of the most important to me and my community, still/always reeling from loss. → Read and/or listen: katexic.com/kuac/

…They stand still
in the glassy nightmare
while the cricket scratches softly
at the invisible…

473 ⁂ Nelly Sachs ⁂ "In the blue distance" ⁂ ktxc.to/nbts

…How endless an hour seems compared to a proportionless forever…

472 ⁂ Eric Pankey ⁂ "The Book of an Hour" ⁂ ktxc.to/nbts

…And then, too, I had learned early to assume something dark and lethal hidden at the heart of anything I loved. When I couldn't find it, I responded, bewildered and wary, in the only way I knew how: by planting it there myself…

|n|otabilia 471 ⁂ Tana French ⁂ from _In the Woods_ ⁂ ktxc.to/nbts

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