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I don’t know what to think or what I am. And the show I’m attending is myself. I continuously feel that I was someone else, that I felt something else, that I thought something else. Just a few acquaintances who imagine they feel something for me and who might be sorry if a train ran over me and the funeral was on a rainy day. To have no opinions is to exist.

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All I hear is the symphony. When the right words were said, all was done; the rest was the sand that had always been. I’ve written sentences whose sound, read out loud or silently impossible to hide their soundcan only be of something that acquired absolute exteriority and a full-fledged soul. My only deswsosiego concern has been my inner life. I was never convinced of what I believed in.


To have every opinion is to be a poet. I filled my hands with sand, called it gold, and opened them up to dernando it slide through.

Libro del desasosiego

Travel is the traveler. It is a journey of the spirit through the material world and, since it is the spirit that travels, it is the spirit that is experienced.

This, and this alone, has been the meaning of my life. Return to Book Page. I attend to everything, dreaming all the while. What I’m attending here is a show with another set. Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Only at night and all alone, withdrawn, forgotten and lost, with no connection to anything real or useful — only then do I find myself and feel comforted. What I confess is unimportant, because everything is unimportant. There are passages from my own writing that chill me with fright, so distinctly do I feel them as people, so sharply outlined do they appear against the walls of my room, at night, in shadows Music soothes, the visual arts exhilarates, desasosieego performing arts such as acting and dance entertain.


Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Literature, however, retreats from life by turning in into slumber. It’s our own concept—our own selves—that we love. To know yourself badly is to think. Refresh and try again. My whole life, my memories, desasosieog imagination and its contents, my personality – it’s all evaporating.

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Even the sun discourages and depresses me. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Perfection is inhuman, because humanity is imperfect. Everything interests me, but nothing holds me.

Words were my only truth. I’m two, and both keep their distance — Siamese twins that aren’t attached.