Adult · American Culture · American Literature · Classic · Erotica · Excerpt · Fiction · Novel · Passage · Quote · Roman à clef · Romance · Surrealism

Henry Miller

She rises up out of a sea of faces and embraces me, embraces me passionately— a thousand eyes, noses, fingers, legs, bottles, windows, purses, saucers all glaring at us and we in each other’s arm oblivious. I sit down beside her and she talks— a flood of talk. Wild consumptive notes of hysteria, perversion, leprosy.… Continue reading Henry Miller

Rate this:

Adult · American Culture · American Literature · Book Series · Classic · Erotica · Excerpt · Fiction · Novel · Passage · Quote · Roman à clef · Sexuality · Surrealism

Henry Miller

What I want is to open up. I want to know what’s inside me. I want everybody to open up. I’m like an imbecile with a can opener in his hand, wondering where to begin– to open up the earth. I know that underneath the mess everything is marvelous. I’m sure of it. — Henry… Continue reading Henry Miller

Rate this:

American Culture · American Literature · Classic · Excerpt · Fiction · Passage · Quote · Roman à clef · Surrealism

Henry Miller

Up on the Brooklyn Bridge a man is standing in agony, waiting to jump, or waiting to write a poem, or waiting for the blood to leave his vessels because if he advances another foot the pain of his love will kill him. ― Henry Miller, Black Spring. (Grove Press; Reissue edition February 11, 1994)… Continue reading Henry Miller

Rate this: