"So listen, listen to everything . . . take it all in and learn from it, then give it away to anyone and everyone. Break free from the stone prison, said the Spirit, and flow forth into the stream, loving all and clinging to none, seeing clearly at last that if we are limited to our own lives and all the marks made therein, our own secrets, why not share them with those souls who surround us, celebrate the simple miracle of such and make the most of the days given, like a great gift that has no purpose save the pleasure of its presence?"
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“A dead-serious and talented writer. A fine craftsman.”
-James Dickey, author of Deliverance
“His fiction is lively and original, and his growth as a person and as an artist are closely linked. I take that as a sign of a writer who is more than just ‘talented,’ though he certainly is that.”
-Coleman Barks, author of The Essential Rumi