Wednesday, October 3, 2007

desire . . .


i've been spending so much time making films that my reading has lapsed. i am just now reading Victor Vitanza's Enculturation piece, "Abandoned to Writing: Notes Toward Several Provocations."

and i find this . . .

"I will skip (rocks across the sur-face) what 'we' might want writing to want. Writing just wants. Wants, W.ants. It's not that writing wants what 'we' want when 'we' know what 'we' want! Rather, WRITING WANTS! Just WANTS."

seriously.

2 comments:

bdegenaro said...

Shit, I need to bring that to my advanced comp. class this afternoon. Amen.

bonnie lenore kyburz said...

so glad to remind you about v's cool comment :)

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