-- "Faith is not being sure. It is not being sure, but betting with your last cent... Faith is not a series of gilt-edged propositions that you… Read more "A New Proposition"
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)"
'And even those who are neither leaders nor heroes must arm themselves with that steadfastness of heart which can brave even the crumbling of all hopes. This… Read more "‘And even those…"
c. Mary Kathryn Gough a meal out by the sea. Instagram
I will try at some juncture to say my own bit here, but for now let me say that this is one of the most inspiring…… Read more “Rilke on Love and Other Difficulties…”
Hello all 🙂 Thank you all so much for your support. Idiolalia is available straight from the printer now at 3 GBP or 5 USD each (or…… Read more “Idiolalia Poetry Collection Now Available!”
Bent old woman, past all youth, her been- there- done- that — sufficient. “Can’t teach an old dog new tricks, you know”, I know, everyone agrees with…… Read more “Barren”
Memo # 3 ~ Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran “What we love in other human beings is the hoped-for satisfaction of our desire. We do no…… Read more “Memo #3 ~”
Journal # 7 (3/5/04) A “fore-having” as Heidegger uses the term here is what you bring with you to an experience that allows you to interpret it.…… Read more “Heidegger Journal #7”
Journal # 5 (2/27/04) Heidegger addresses those who make objections to environmental experience based on its presupposition of the reality of the external world by explaining why…… Read more “Heidegger Journal #5”
Solstice There is little snow on the ground when you begin your morning walk on this the shortest day of the year. This is the season of…… Read more “From For the Light”
. how could i love the sea, its change, its flow, its crash and lash, the way it meets the sky and dances beneath boats, uplifting if…… Read more “Body”
this is one of my favorite poems about love. there are more, but this one always comes to mind, and it makes me happy. last thursday was…… Read more “cummings on love”
The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic *Section 12: Transcendence and Temporality* (nihil originarium) by Martin Heidegger Final Continental Philosophy Paper turned in to Professor Matt Halteman by Mary…… Read more “‘Transcendence & Temporality’”
Journal #3 (2/20/04) When Heidegger speaks of phenomenology, he is taking Husserl’s illuminations and carrying particular ones further along the path he sees laid out in front…… Read more “Heidegger Journal 3”
Pivotal definitions in the progression of Kierkegaard’s Sickness Unto Death. Despair Self: “The self is the conscious synthesis of infinitude and finitude that relates itself to itself,…… Read more “Kierkegaard’s Sickness Unto Death”
Mary Kathryn Gough 11/11/05 Project #2 The Unifying Force of Kafka’s Literature: Drawing a Dual-Hearted World Together in Unity of Spirit “Could not then art and literature…… Read more “Literature’s Unifying Force”
c. Mary Kathryn Gough, 2005 Photoshop