An Arresting Sentence

1 Apr

I was just buzzing along and suddenly sideswiped by this sentence:

“The silence in the room seemed to be full of holes.” from Monsieur Pain” by Roberto Bolano, translation by Chris Andrews

I sat back in my chair and listened for holes. Lovely.

2 Responses to “An Arresting Sentence”

  1. subtlekate April 2, 2012 at 12:32 am #

    That is beautiful.

    • Jilanne Hoffmann April 2, 2012 at 11:44 am #

      Yes, the transformational nature of art is indeed sublime.

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