Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

Died: December 22, 1989, Paris, France Website Facebook X/Twitter

Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

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Ephemeral Return

by Omar Khayyam and others in Figures of Speech

Being remembered for eternity is an interesting proposition; an ideal of god-like proportions. The outcomes for many fade to black, that is a countless march in mediocracy to the fate of forgetful dust to which we descend.  

Ironic? Yes. Funny? No!

by Samuel Beckett and others in Figures of Speech

If we ignore the literal reference to the heart and focus on the metaphor, the emotive based felt experience is biologically predisposed to parse the bad and remember the good. Do you see what I am saying?

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