Friday, March 28

To Jen

Asa nisi masa. Asa nisi masa. Be still. Don’t think. Asa nisi masa. Let the world and a thousand and one impressions that make it up wash over you. Do not divide as yet. Do not discriminate. Observe without noticing. Observe restraint. Asa nisi masa. What do you fear? Who can rob you off your treasure? Who can give you what you don’t already possess? All your treasure is within you. Asa nisi masa. Seek there! It is there that you will find all your knowledge of good and evil, of what is desirable and what needs avoiding. You have always had it. It never left you. Asa nisi masa...

Even at that hour when the grey sky of St. Petersburg is shrouded in total darkness and all its race of officials have dined and sated the...