Wearing the Sea

James Joyce had a brilliant memory. When glaucoma worsened and he couldn’t read, he enjoyed the library in his head. To know the favorite lines by heart is like wearing the text, feeling it with your skin, taking the words with you.

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  1. This was succinct and really inspiring – it reminded me of the shawshsnk redemption – when Andy was referring to the opera music that played in his mind – ahhh

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