Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Breath, Eyes, Memory

Fellow book lovers who know Haiti from Danticat's staggering, impossibly perfect book Breath, Eyes, Memory, might be interested in hearing her speak about the earthquake.

Youtube has some images (warning: difficult viewing).

The Matron, who has been listening to NPR and on the web far too much today, has nothing pithy or pretty to say. Just a prayer. A continuing nod to how surprise and brevity ultimately shape us all.



5 comments:

kcinnova said...

Nothing to add. Just nodding and praying silently.

racheld said...

And I. Silent hopes, silent prayers.

Common Household Mom said...

Echoing your prayers. It's just too sad.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

So very sad. Here's to fast aid and human kindness pouring their way.

jenn said...

Thank you. I just read another of her books and found it lovely.