Category Archives: Franz Kafka

“That’s just who I am”: Is that Kafka? 99 Finds by Rainer Stach

Originally posted on roughghosts:
“Now I’ve taken a closer look at my desk and realized that nothing good can be produced on it. There’s so much lying around here, it creates disorder without regularity, and with none of that agreeableness…

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Kafka’s Sirens

“Now the Sirens have a still more fatal weapon than their song, namely their silence… someone might possibly have escaped from their singing; but from their silence, certainly never.” Franz Kafka Last year I posted my tribute to Franz Kafka … Continue reading

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I Love You, My Secret Raven

It is entirely conceivable that life’s splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fulness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If … Continue reading

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