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

@solitarywalker My vote would be: yes and go with the standard suggestion of _Fathers and Sons_ ... and if you are into short fiction, then _Sportsman's Sketches_!

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

@wion I might do that! My work took me deep into the WordPress woods and I haven't had time to use much else for a while. But that is changing. I'm glad to head Txp is still going.

@wion Indeed and thanks! I take it you were a Txp-er too?

@wion when editing your profile you can verify that a site is yours by putting a tag on that site, which enables the check mark —> “You can verify yourself as the owner of the links in your profile metadata. For that, the linked website must contain a link back to your Mastodon profile. The link back must have a rel="me" attribute. The text content of the link does not matter.”

…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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