Friday, August 31, 2012
an excerpt of 'mortality'
a lovely light, 08/2010, for christopher hitchens.
on publishers weekly, an excerpt of mortality by christopher hitchens.
'the notorious stage theory of elisabeth kubler-ross, whereby one progresses from denial to rage through bargaining to depression and the eventual bliss of “acceptance,” hasn’t so far had much application to my case. in one way, i suppose, i have been “in denial” for some time, knowingly burning the candle at both ends and finding that it often gives a lovely light.
to the dumb question “why me?” the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: why not?'