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#MilitantFactionsQuotes 44: Writing has always been the most subversive of the arts

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 3:05 AM


#MilitantFactionsQuotes 44:

Writing has always been the most subversive of the arts. If I was sat here sketching her, not simply sketching her with words, I could show her and she'd smile, buy the drawing to show her friends. I snap the ballpoint so the nib retracts, shrug in a bored gesture, and smile as easily as I can. Perhaps she’s Greek: some wondrous nymph of Cephalonia, trying not to forget Malcolm Lowry glowering beneath his volcano of words.

-From "Rip it up and start again", first published by Frank Mask (2009), and one of the stories in Mark Piggott's fiction/non-fiction collection "Militant Factions" available in paperback or Kindle from Amazon.

 

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