listen to me marlon

Just watched this fascinating documentary about Marlon Brando that used extensively audio recordings of him. Really enlightening watch and it catalogued in detail his personal dramas, his struggles, his thought processes as an artist and you can keenly feel how much of a philosopher he was. Really an amazing individual. Most fascinating for me were his struggles with film as a medium of conveying deep personal truths and how he

light the dark

Been reading a great book recently called “Light The Dark Writers On Creativity, Inspiration, And The Artistic Process” by Joe Fassier.    it’s a fascinating glimpse into a wide variety of writers’ approaches to writing and what inspired them.  I don’t read a lot of poetry but I was really intrigued by Emma Donoghue’s (an Irish writer) chapter and her being inspired by this poem by Emily Dickinson: Wild nights