excerpt borges

Each language is a tradition, each word a shared symbol; the changes that an innovator may make are trifling – we should remember the dazzling but often unreadable work of a Mallarme or a Joyce. These reasonable, rational arguments are quite likely the result of weariness; advanced age has taught me to resign myself to being Borges.

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~ by ironcupshrug on 12/14/2009.

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