Oceans of time…

Jul 22, 2014 | Things I wish I'd written

So I just came home from an MFA program reading, where I had the tremendous honor of reading this to an audience that included, among other rock stars, Richard Blanco (President Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Poet) and G. Pascal Zachary (the Indiana Jones of American journalism), and as I fall on the couch and click on the TV, the first thing I hear is…

I have crossed oceans of time to find you

…and remember how strange it is that the single most romantic line ever written in English was a screenwriter’s addition to the story of a murderous demon. From Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Heck of a night. (Skip to 1:05 for Gary Oldman at his best)