Our literature- and history-loving columnist today on LeipGlo reveals his favorite words in foreign languages, and how they evoke literary classics in his mind and some of the most basic and central feelings in his life.
From a safe distance/
Watching her daily doings/
‘Til she notices
(Ana Beatriz Ribeiro)
Our literature columnist today adds literary, philosophical and psychological depth to the “White Knight Syndrome” in relationships, or the need to rescue a troublesome (potential) partner, drawing from a Keats poem, mythology and a plethora of femme fatales, and personal experience and interpretation.
For some reason, I understood and yet didn’t understand what was spoken because in the dream I began to cry.
A gothic haiku.
In rejection, we not only feel hurt but it seems more than that.