Category Archives: prose

The view from outside

by Alioscha on June 28, 2014

Or The Alienation of Our Mourning There is a lie, a deceit perpetrated on our minds by our culture of visual images; of movies and TV as narrators of our reality, which affects our expectations about loving, relating to each other, working together and even, finally, even grieving. The paradigm of our modern and stylized […]

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Our Celluloid Life

by Alioscha on July 28, 2012

I like the part where we meet: so funny and yet so full of romance; although I am not crazy about all the coming and goings until we finally get together – all the little bits that showcase our fierce rivalry and one-upmanship that suddenly evaporates into naught when love comes to ring the bell […]

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Heller re-read. Again.

by Alioscha on May 25, 2012

Every ten years or thereabouts I re-read Catch 22. It is not something I plan ahead, it is just something towards which I gravitate naturally, almost by default. Each time I do, the book changes for me. Just as it changes as you read it, it does with each cycle within readings. As we travel […]

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