#DailyPrompt: UnsungHeroes

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Unsung Heroes." Your face haunts my sleepless nights, so far away and yet so familiar, I see the immense plain, covered with snow, and the litter of war, to the horizon. Victory was then still deep in your future, but I know now that you saw the wings, … Continue reading #DailyPrompt: UnsungHeroes

In a deep well, reflections on reading Haruki Murakami’s Wind-up Bird Chronicle

It is a rare writer who can combine the spectra of recent history in its full horror, the dreams of love, and the mysteries of the soul. So is Monsieur Murakami. The Wind-up Bird Chronicle was published in Japan in 1995, and once again, I regretted my inability to read the novel in the writer's language. … Continue reading In a deep well, reflections on reading Haruki Murakami’s Wind-up Bird Chronicle