I amar prestar aen.
Han matho ne nen.
Han mathon ned cae.
A han noston ned gwilith.
The world is changed.
I feel it in the water.
I feel it in the earth.
I smell it in the air.
Much that once was is lost, for none now live who remember it.
—Too often, I overlook the opening lines. Such a perfect summation of the whole story. Such melancholy.
Finally got to visit the 9/11 memorial. They did an extraordinary job with it. Overwhelming in every way.
if I thought it would help, I would drive this car into the sea;
if the fire and smoke and explosions could speak for me;
if the words that I used to try to explain
how something inside of me started to break —
ah; but one by one, my words just got in the way.
—Brian Fallon, "Dark Places”
Would you talk about how I loved her now? Tell my sins to God out loud? Would you cry? Cry, ‘cause I was gone? Would you spit and hiss and curse my name, and embarrass me to the other graves? Would you lay right down with me, underneath the ground?
I am a heart on fire
and all the world’s a fuse;
so don’t get close.
I was worried about FF5 V2.0. I’m not anymore.
—The Requiem / The Radiance
we knew the world would not be the same —
a few people laughed, a few people cried;
most people were silent.
i remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita —
Vishnu was trying to persuade a prince that he should do his duty,
and to impress him, takes on multi-armed form
"now i am become Death; the Destroyer of Worlds."
i suppose we all thought that, one way or another.
Fiction: “Stowaway to Mars”, by John Wyndham (as John Beynon)
Fiction, Short: "Wanderers of Time", by John Wyndham (as John Beynon)
Non-Fiction: "The Music of The Lord of the Rings Films", by Doug Adams
Critical: "The Wes Anderson Collection", by Matt Zoller Seitz
Art: "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles — Cloaks & Daggers", by Daniel Falconer
Magazine: "Backstory, August 2014"
Screenplay: "The Remains", by Meaghan Oppenheimer
There just aren’t enough fucking hours in the day.