'The experiential context for memento mori includes the ideational (intellectual) and the ethical (human action), yet ultimately, in the experience of memento mori, one does not simply contemplate death; one feels death knocking.'
D.i.D., pp. 3-4
'There is a difference between being with someone and being alone, but I can't tell you what it is'
-Lewis Warsh, 'Difference', Readings in Contemporary Poetry, p. 161