Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Les Pensées (36)

Artaud smiled with resignation. Nor suffering, nor happiness was any more his share. What remained was a deep ache, a colorless and unfulfilled longing, some mistake for a passionate love.

Les Pensées (35)

Artaud placed his knees gently on the pebbles and sat besides the dark green, cast-iron little table. He took her foot and pressed his soft, cold cheek against the hard, warm shin of her left leg. Only now did Artaud feel the calm of sanity sooth his thoughts.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Faces (34)

(34) Her broad forehead was reflected in her wide smile, revealing a long row of perfectly white teeth in her tiny head, while her sclera was shining brilliantly, and her facial muscles danced like fluttering wings of laughter.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Les Pensées (34)

Artaud sat on an iron terrace chair and felt the heated metal press against his muscled thighs. He stretched out his feet to rest his heels on the stone wall, one foot crossed over the other, the brick edge cutting into his Achilles tendon.