Entries Tagged as ‘ariel’

2 November 2007

Someone To Whom A Moment Whatever Moment It May Be Has Come

A Contemporary Absurdity
by Ariel Kouvaras
Last night, I was watching Law & Order and channel surfing during the commercials. My mind was impatient, and my body too lethargic to do anything else but dissolve, willingly, into a sedated gawk. This contented apathy lasted until I clicked onto a channel that was showing an exposé about [...]

23 September 2007

La Vie En Rose

by Ariel Kouvaras

Illegal Immigrants Chase False Hope to Canada
The New York Times, 21 September 2007
When it rains, it pours, but not in Mexico in May. When the arid desert heat could melt any Canadian winter, the people are stealing over the barren wastelands with speckled dreams into a country where there are none, only [...]

4 August 2007

She’s As Gone As She Can Be

It was two evenings ago that I went into Manhattan to meet Ariel’s French boyfriend; even though the skin under my eyes was simply salt and my ponytail wouldn’t stop dripping, I had it better than whoever had surrendered his dinner to the Eighth Avenue turnstile.  In fact, we all did, especially once the sound [...]