Ebbing defiance (from D.Bezmozgis)

we’ve been west with due indifference into the darker foothills none but God should overhear still, ceremony or no the silhouette of the Crimean Mountains baring the censor’s seals a disfigurement with ebbing defiance married to a sly, embittered hag a need like hunger to the Chekhov Museum every brackish want the embers


Forget this life (from J.Conrad)

splendid future and Nina would grow young again distinct clink some convent in Java profits bigger still here and there a dim light forget this life all in all almost happy tonight, Nina all in all to each other   her own savage names heavy work and fierce love domestic misfortune not unmixed with wonder(…)