As if I did not begin and end by loving you

Derrida mourning his mother is my favorite Derrida. +++ As if I loved only your memory and confession of me but who would I be, me, if I did not begin and end by loving you in my private language deprived of you, that very one, the untranslatable one, in which the jokes leave us floored… like the day on which a premeditation of love had dictated to me for immortality, no, for posterity, no, for the truth that you are, et lux tua veritas, et veritas tu, [And thy law is the truth, and thou are the truth] “don’t…

A binding accident; handsome and convincing

Sentences from Tender Buttons, by Gertrude Stein. +++ A kind in glass and a cousin, a spectacle and nothing strange a single hurt color and an arrangement in a system to pointing. +++ Certainly glittering is handsome and convincing. +++ Cut cut in white, cut in white so lately. Cut more than any other and show it. Show it in the stem and in starting and in evening coming complication. +++ Pick a barn, a whole barn, and bend more slender accents than have ever been necessary, shine in the darkness necessarily. Actually not aching, actually not aching, a stubborn…