Exit Music, 8/16-31/2002
This is the penultimate installment of Exit Music, an experimental “novel” written during the 365 days after 9/11, posted here in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of that event. August 16 Example of how the media (and most people) put great store in appearances: “Bush often laces his speeches with patriotic references, but they seemed to have deeper resonance with the...
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Exit Music, 8/1-15/2002
Exit Music is an experimental novel written during the 365 days after 9/11. I have been posting segments of it to commemorate the 10th anniversary of that event. Here is the installment for August 1-15, 2002: August 1 Francisco “Franz” Arcellana, National Artist for Literature, passed away at 11:45 a.m., Manila time, on Thursday, August 1, 2002. He was 86 years old. August 2 The first six...