February 06, 2006

Just Beautiful

In every great work of prose there is a single sentnce that pulls into context every word written before it, and pushes into context every word that comes after:

This was my moment of becoming.

Jessica would say, "Now come on," to my saying so, but she is one of the great women writers of our time and of this space.

1 comment:

Jessica said...

Now come on, Jeneane (couldn't resist).

Seriously, thank you. For me, a compliment is a compliment but a compliment on writing from Jeneane Sessum? Why that is something else entirely - and I'm grateful.

Damn, why can't I go to BlogHer?!