About April

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  • April shared from The New Oxford American Dictionary by Oxford
    a·leph  n. the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.  Middle English: from Hebrew , literally 'ox' (the character in Phoenician and ancient Hebrew possibly being derived from a hieroglyph of an ox's head).
  • April shared from a Personal Document
    I am in the Aleph, the point at which everything is in the same place at the same time. I’m at a window, looking out at the world and its secret places, poetry lost in time and words left hanging in space. Those eyes are telling me about things that we do not even know exist but which are there, ready to be discovered and known only by souls, not by bodies. Sentences that are perfectly understood, even when left unspoken. Feelings that simultaneously exalt and suffocate. I am standing before doors that open for a fraction of a second and then close again but that give me a glimpse of what is...
    Note: The Aleph....iinteresting.
  • April shared from a Personal Document
    I was the basest of readers. All I wanted was my own world, and myself in it, given back to me in artful shapes and accessible form.
  • April shared from a Personal Document
    Some people—and I am one of them—hate happy ends. We feel cheated. Harm is the norm. Doom should not jam. The avalanche stopping in its tracks a few feet above the cowering village behaves not only unnaturally but unethically.
    Note: Quote from Pinin
(Valencia, CA)