I arrived early and sat in Pierre Lafond to meet a student today as I thought it was about time to finish up the last fifteen pages or so of your novella.
I regretted the selection of a public place.
I wanted to weep.
Your diminutive work is written upon the heart and mind.
Makes one want to believe in all the good speculations about the world: God, soul, beauty, kindness, meaning.
I now need to distance myself a bit so I can write a review that reflects the essence of your remarkable creative act.
Peter Benbow is an educator and Headmaster of Eureka School in Santa Barbara.