Sufferance

In Tom Clark’s “A Win-
ter Day,” the image is saved
not by description

but by happening.
And now he’s dead. He was cross-
ing the street when a

car hit him. Berkeley
stopped cold. He really loved it
there, everything

happening in the
eye of his lover on suf-
ferance, he writes.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Portland OR and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. He can be reached at tom.develyn@comcast.net. D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at http://tdevelyn.com and other sites.

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