Definitely earnest

Having experienced both [depression and acedia], I think it likely that much of the restless boredom, frantic escapism, commitment phobia, and enervating despair that plagues us today is the ancient demon of acedia in modern dress. —Kathleen Norris, Acedia and Me, p3 I mention this to demonstrate my earnestness: see, I am now reading That […]

An adequate post

Is prose simply easier to write than poetry? Again, not necessarily. Prose can be damnably difficult to write, but it’s been my experience that one can always will oneself to write it. Right now, for instance, because I am busy and lazy in equal measure, I am bashing these sentences out hurriedly before the issue […]