Posts tagged "grief"
Online Exclusive: “Such a Beautiful Tomb,” by Charlotte Simmonds ... on looking out of the tomb, rather than into it.

Online Exclusive: “Such a Beautiful Tomb,” by Charlotte Simmonds … on looking out of the tomb, rather than into it.

“Even ifs have breath when empty tombs do not. Even ifs laugh or sob with me or tap me on the shoulder, as you do this minute now, my rational friend …” Telecoms box, Jerusalem, 2014. Photo by the author.   Such a Beautiful Tomb   One day someone told me a story. It was a story...
The Language of Grief

The Language of Grief

On the occasion of Pacific Northwest writer Charles D’Ambrosio’s new book of essays, Loitering, slated for November release from Tin House, we’re recommending “Documents,” a piece D’Ambrosio contributed to The New Yorker in 2002, and which is included in Loitering. The essay, a delicate yet devastating memoir in fragments, is partially composed of passages culled...