The Art of Tetman Callis

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September 21st, 2013 · No Comments

I’ve lived my entire life afraid to live and afraid to die How does that become a poem? It doesn’t contain any metaphor No imagery No beautiful language It’s No, it’s not even that There’s a man in a room and a light is on. Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Tags: Oniontown · Poems · Words

It’s non-negotiable

September 21st, 2013 · No Comments

“It seems like one of the things really great fiction-writers do—from Carver to Chekhov to Flannery O’Connor, or like the Tolstoy of ‘The Death of Ivan Ilych’ or the Pynchon of ‘Gravity’s Rainbow’—is ‘give’ the reader something. The reader walks away from the real art heavier than she came into it. Fuller. All the attention […]

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Tags: David Foster Wallace · Lit & Crit