Hope is… not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out… It is also…… Read more “Václav Havel on Hope”
There is nothing artificial about a moment of inspiration. ~Winton Marsalis Photo by Riccardo Annandale on Unsplash
excerpt from my journal: ———————”I think there’s really something magical about folk music. I’m sitting in Connemara in a pub and there’s these 3 guys just chillin’…… Read more “^folk, (o)=e”
making art: metaphor, metamorphosis, metastasis, m e a n i n g c. Kate Gough Photo by Pierre Bamin on Unsplash
There are so many people, especially among our comrades, who imagine that words are nothing – on the contrary, isn't it true that saying a thing well… Read more "Vincent"
Oh! to make art, scintellant polished, lustrous a:blaze. Nothing could satisfy more, could matter more deeply than the warmth of those flames, the flight of those…… Read more “artless”
c. Kate Gough
c. Kate Gough, 2005
I treat my stories like a bad case of the hiccups, swallowing, swallowing, holding my breath ( ) swallowing, changing position, swallowing… Perhaps this is why I…… Read more “Hiccup”
i am the accidental occidental afterthought opening unexpected tw!sts; a slight quirk of hand speAks Volumes for ever ~ Kate Gough
This is a plain, free-write response to reading Flannery O’Connor’s ‘The Nature and Aim of Fiction’. It was written in my journal on the 4th of January…… Read more “On Flannery O’Connor’s ‘The Nature and Aim of Fiction’”
all images c. Mary Kathryn Gough
0% c. Mary Kathryn Gough Black & White film 100 or 400, Jan 2005 Monastics used to climb up into these crags and crevices to pray and… Read more "Meteora (c)"
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a side table with a copied Van Gogh drawing of mine on it. . . and an asparagus fern! woo! - Mary Kathryn Gough see https://idiolalia.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/peasant-woman-by-van-gough-copied/