Simone Weil writes, “What is the reason that as soon as one human being shows he needs another (no need whether his need be slight or great) the latter draws back from him? Gravity.”

I know, then, what it is to love, but not what it is to be loved.

Unwept unwed unloved I go
– Anne Carson, Antigonick

2 responses to “Gravity”

  1. Across these distances of space and time and cyberspace and cybertime know that there are those who care about what you do and salute your heart and courage. Always good to read your missives.

    • Thanks so much, Des. Means a lot. I guess sometimes it’s hard to reconcile this cyber absence/presence dynamics – but one must attempt at it anyway, because it’s worth it.

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