Mi Credo – Lorrie’s mission statement, written as a college undergraduate
A Portuguese Arrival – “When one understands the message of the boundary, one understands one’s life”
Spring in Portugal – “If Dostoevsky had been a Latin, it is certain he would have been a Portuguese.”
A Portuguese Ghost in Connecticut – “He looked back at the platform and saw the roof falling. Before his eyes his friend, and many others, were crushed to death.”
Inferno II – “It should all be so easy, if not to live, at least to tell you how life passes.”
Exile – An evening at the library.
L’Esprit de la Jeunesse: A “Logic” for Fragmentation – “Aujourd’hui maman est morte”
Berkeley: Scene in Counterpoint – “Evil is now institutionalized, marketed and consumed, but within its expanded boundaries grow the Little Flowers of Saint Francis.” Observations on the clash of culture and counterculture reflected on Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue, 1969 and 1974
Honokowai – “The trespasser looks at the jungle behind. It waits…holding its secret.” In 1976 Lorrie spent six months in Hawaii with her husband who was on sabattical, staying in the small town of Honokowai on the island of Maui. This essay reflects on the retreat of Hawaiian culture in the face of the invasion of mainland tourists.
Seville: November, a 1979 draft of an unpublished short novel
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