When I began to write, I liked the length and the weight of the sentences, the way a word looked or sounded or felt to me in particular placement. Then words went above and within the pictures I’d clipped. I had demoted my earlier god, who was now, with me, in service to the word.
— Tennessee Williams to his biographer, James Grissom, Follies of God (2015)
I admire Tennessee Williams and am influenced by how he described the state of affairs late in his career. It is by his work that I understand some things about writing, form and the architecture of form. The train he speaks of is a familiar place. And, we have the same middle name. Besides what's below, check El Mejor Karate for additional bits.