found at the bottom of a ballot box
Anne Boyer
Literature isn't a thing you do for yourself, but you also don't not do it for yourself. Your soul needs saving, too. Writing is not even a thing you d…
Anne Boyer
There should be a church of the dialectic in which the only altar is a long dinner table with a lot of chairs, and all that would be worshipped there w…
Anne Boyer
"Freedom of speech" is a luxury good of the capitalist class -- those who live on the labor of everyone else and by doing this, exist out of reach of t…
Anne Boyer
Yesterday my next door neighbor, an oncology nurse, told me that her workplace only has a week of masks left in stock and that the chemotherapy patient…
Anne Boyer
"so violent a rudeness, untenanted by any tangible form" -- poe
Anne Boyer
What a beneficial practice called gardening is to one person is a burden called unceasing yardwork to another, so of course the garden overgrew to dism…
Anne Boyer
Five years ago I was between my first and second chemotherapy infusions. My friend Laura was about to arrive from Oakland. Together we would see a snak…
Anne Boyer
My phone was stolen in Rome in December. I hadn't backed it up for years. Then I didn't know what time it was, at least not precisely, or where I was, …
Anne Boyer
To have a love affair in a new place is like being handed a guidebook to it, but to not have a love affair in a new place is to sit in lonely rooms dre…
Anne Boyer
":never tell a word about your life/ in any book / if you can help it" -- Miyo Vestrini
Anne Boyer
"let me throw the book overboard"
Anne Boyer