face the monkey
young monkey words. The writer's problem does not change. It is always to write truly and having found what is true, to project it in such a way that it becomes part of the experience of the person who reads it. (Ernest Hemingway)
As the keeper of words, Jonathan reconfirms his existence as the Human Footnote; in a state of perpetual reference, signification and attempted explification. His dictionary pleasure, thrill in a good text editor and big-time phrase hunter leisure will make him part of the future of young monkey's simian press.
His work-in-progress K'an b'U fo (Greet the People): a Mali Journal, presents the warmth of welcome he knew during a 6-month sojourn in Mali, West Africa on placement with Canadian Crossroads International.
Jonathan's mentors include the Duke of Definition, who makes mountains out of molehills; the Minister of Meaning, who splits hairs; the Earl of Essence, who leaves no stone unturned; the Count of Connotation, who makes hay while the sun shines; and the Undersecretary of Understanding who hangs by a thread. (thanks to Norton Juster)
Words from Jonathan: I enjoy a low threshold of wonderment and delight.