Steppenwolf

The Steppenwolf is a man who believes that he is torn between two realities: man, and wolf. Hermann Hesse introduces this man, Harry Haller, to demonstrate the battle of human consciousness. Harry represents a dualistic mindset. The man inside of him cares for the finer things in life: philosophy, literature, music, other arts—all processed through…

Often

  Often I stare into a blank page. A ceaseless void. Hands steady on the keys. Waiting.   My fingers are everything that frighten me. They are weapons and flowers. Thorns and roses. Tendons twitch, begging me to strike an act of violence, An act of love.   Often My hands are silent in the…