When I was younger someone asked me who I think I am that I can write things like these. But that’s what a maxim is. An aphorism expresses wisdom everyone accepts, but a maxim is the principle *you* choose to live by. It was like asking me who I am that I can choose my own life. I’m Asher.

— Asher's Maxim 269

Asher Black

Asher Black is a former literary and review editor who writes, thinks, reads, listens, and is interested in the interior darkness of the soul.

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