Aphorisms from Mark Leidner, whose Beauty Was The Case That They Gave Me I loved.
This month, poet and old friend of THERMOS Mark Leidner has published a book of aphorisms, called The Angel in the Dream of Our Hangover. Put out by Sator Press— a self-made pay-what-you-will indie publisher— the book is available right now. Go get it! Here’s a selection of work from inside:
the purpose of love is to gain so much of one person’s trust, that when they are dying you can tell them it will be okay, and they will believe you
the period of time beginning halfway into the previous second, and ending halfway through the next, is what is known as the “fiscal second”
early on in his career, the poet sold his soul; he then spent the rest of his life trying to redeem it; as a result, he was highly motivated, and all of his ambition was sincere
missing someone is like what the…
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