The Art of Tetman Callis

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Entries Tagged as 'Vladimir Nabokov'

August 25th, 2021 · No Comments

Silentium Speak not, lie hidden, and concealthe way you dream, the things you feel.Deep in your spirit let them riseakin to stars in crystal skiesthat set before the night is blurred:delight in them and speak no word. How can a heart expression find?How should another know your mind?Will he discern what quickens you?A thought once […]

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A pickaxe will do

August 7th, 2014 · No Comments

“For me a work of fiction exists only insofar as it affords me what I shall bluntly call aesthetic bliss, that is a sense of being somehow, somewhere, connected with other states of being where art (curiosity, tenderness, kindness, ecstasy) is the norm. There are not many such books. All the rest is either topical […]

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