Jane Eaton Hamilton

"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.” – Lillian Hellman

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Grief

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‘Let’s face it. We’re undone by each other. And if we’re not, we’re missing something. This seems so clearly the case with grief, but it can be so only because it was already the case with desire. One does not always stay intact. One may want to, or manage to for a while, but despite one’s best efforts, one is undone, in the face of the other, by the touch, by the scent, by the feel, by the prospect of the touch, by the memory of the feel.’ -Judith Butler’s essay “Violence, Mourning, Politics” from Precarious Life

The Adequate Writer: First Drafts

Screen Shot 2014-12-30 at 11.22.27 AMFirst drafts are taking your skull off and letting all the folds of your brain unwind in a bitter winter windstorm. Unmitigated, unremitting agony.

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