Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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The relationship between man and object is not at all limited to possession or use. No, that would be too simple. It’s much worse. Objects are outside the soul, of course; and yet, they are also ballast in our heads. The relationship is thus in the accusative…Therefore, we must choose true objects, constantly objecting to our own desires. Objects that we would select again and again, and not as a matter of decor or milieu; rather like our spectators, our judges; without our being, of course, either dancers or clowns. Finally to have our secret council.

Francis Ponge, “The Object is Poetics”

Written by nevalalee

November 1, 2018 at 7:30 am

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  1. “The relationship is thus in the accusative…”
    Put the whole quote in. WordPress can handle it.
    Fill your fiction full of suspenseful ellipses.

    A party supporting socialist who burned out into a recluse.

    Ben Turpin

    November 1, 2018 at 7:43 am

  2. very interesting i hear the story of him

    nicholasonline13

    November 1, 2018 at 9:18 am


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