Tag Archives: Blanchet

Concordance: describing utopia

Still no seahorses, and the youngster’s legs were getting a waterlogged look from so much wading. But it was not lost time, for they found and learned about many other things. John came along the beach to me, grumbling, “Everything … Continue reading

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Writing in progress. Please hold.

Dear blog, I am itching to write about how considering dystopias may be a fruitful way to map utopian changes in actual reality, and how this conversation is starting to emerge out there and create a shift in the nature … Continue reading

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An excerpt, in which Capi has a moment in the sun, &c.

Then, blessing of blessings, out came the sun! Sun, whom we hadn’t seen for days and days, soothing us, healing us, blessing us. Sunday Harbour? Yes–but it was named for quiet Christian principles and little white churches; and we were … Continue reading

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From the rug: A note on Levinas on time

Michael Morgan on Levinas: Levinas actually says precisely this: ‘The future that death gives the future of the event, is not yet time.’ . . . ‘[T]he condition of time lies in the relationship between humans or in history.’” This post … Continue reading

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A change of plans and four haiku

Just when you pin something down up it comes again to stab you in the heel, which can be just the thing on a nameless November week of mornings that never were, that drag you dreaming across the floor with … Continue reading

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