imitatio- I think of you.

Imitatio of Kerouac’s last line from On the Road:   So in Fremont when the traffic blurs around and I stand alone in the center of the universe on the worn foot- beaten public sidewalk watching the slow, somber memories of you and know all that desperate energy that settled in every incalculable fiber of this…

imitatio #1

This quarter I am taking a class at my university called “The Sentence,” in which we are learning the craft of writing sentences with clarity and grace, according to our syllabus. As one of the means of practicing this craft, our professor is having us do “imitatios.” An imitatio was an exercise used during the Renaissance, a re-write…