Karissa is my new friend and co-worker. She embodies that line from the Billy Joel song, “Always a Woman to Me”, “she is frequently kind and she’s suddenly cruel”. Except that with Karissa it is the other way around, “she is frequently cruel and suddenly kind.”
Monthly Archives: February 2006
Sometimes all I am left with are the blueprints of that apartment, with me as its lone inhabitant. But the images of its blueprints are colored in by your belongings and your interior design. Nothing fancy, just warm and pragmatic. Like your body and the memory of your body, that apartment was and is my home.
Se habla tanto hoy en día del Plan Ibarretxe, del Estatut, de si se come mejor en Galicia, si es mejor la sidra de Gijón o de Donosti. Pero los viernes se comprueba que es el jamón que une a España … yo un jamón. Y la paella FON Ready vuela como un router flasheado. (¡Gracias Alvaro!)
I am surrounded by words. Words dropping one by one from clouds that have slipped through the summer sky, droplets resting on leaves to Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Number Five. Subtle at first then into a downpour until I am immersed. Thunderous words. Words cover my body, they soak into the crevices, sketching my silhouette.