Bombay is powerful. I stole the cadences from an Allen Ginsberg
tirade and stretched them into the monster you are translating.
I have been talking to Alex everyday. Calcutta is next and it
will be the antidote to Bombay. Then Japan and California and
you are done...tell me more about your impression of Forty Immutable
Parables. I know this is probably very hard right now as you
are in the thick of it. "
To begin with, they are not short, to be honest =) I don't want
to say the words that come to my mind at the moment: deep, philosophical,
intriguing, dense, curious... Because it is not ONLY that. This
is a BREAKTHROUGH, this IS a breakthrough. No one has ever written
about such things and in such a way before.
is UNIVERSAL and COMPREHENSIVE. People will read it once and
again, until they understand quite a bit.
assume you got the Hillary letter."
did. I've just read it.
I don't want to disappoint you, but America is also filled with
liars and crooks. You need to understand this if you want to
I ever pretended it is free of them? I have been under the threat
of deportation for about ten years. Every year it was the same
battle and the same stress.
the economy is now contracting. A down cycle is starting. When
you are finished let me know. I will send you a letter of invitation.
By Autumn it maybe to late. You should fly to New York and take
a Greyhound bus across the country to California. Take careful
notes and breathe the air. I hope this can come true for you..."
As long as I can translate/interprete/type/teach/write there
is some perspective, isn't there?