With art, one step at least, even if I’m exhausted and spent, is more necessary than any rest. Even if it’s feeble or hasty, even if it bleeds to do it. Every day there’s a reason not to take a step, and every step not taken makes not taking the next step easier to regard as normal, even if it’s not acceptable.

— Asher's Maxim 291

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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