The inferno of the living is not something that will be; if there is one, it is what is already here, the inferno where we live every day, that we form by being together. There are two ways to escape suffering it. The first is easy for many: accept the inferno and become such a part of it that you can no longer see it. The second is risky and demands constant vigilance and apprehension: seek and learn to recognize who and what, in the midst of inferno, are not inferno, then make them endure, give them space. ~Italo Calvino
Commonplace book of a teacher, poet, and counselor.
Train in the Snow, 1875, Claude Monet. “[O]ne day she proposed playing Russian roulette with my sacred automatic; I said...
I love the Impressionist movement
1875 Claude Monet (French Impressionist, 1846-1920) ~ Train in the Snow