Nabokov’s Letters to Vera

Vera, was the wife of one of my favorite writers to ever exist; Vladimir Nabokov. She was also his editor, assistant and secretary, as well as a source of inspiration of many of his literary works. With Vera by his side supporting his work, Nabokov published 18 novels between 1926 and 1974 (both in Russian... Continue Reading →

Those With a Clear Head Feel Lost

"Life is at the start a chaos in which one is lost. The individual suspects this, but he is frightened at finding himself face to face with this terrible reality, and tries to cover it over with a curtain of fantasy, where everything is clear. It does not worry him that his 'ideas' are not... Continue Reading →

Rainstorms and I

In the wall-sized mirror Soaked leather boots And a sweater on I gazed into my own eyes   My hair drenched; Looked like the rain Through the long journey From the clouds to the surface Had found home   My sweater off I  saw my scars, so deep Seemed like the lightning Of long suppressed... Continue Reading →

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