Word-work is sublime, she thinks, because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference – the way in which we are like no other life. We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives. Toni Morrison: Nobel Lecture …

ethiopienne: xsincereley—bliss: “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” RIP to a phenomenal, intellectual, beautiful, genuine & strong soul.