About Max Cavitch

Max Cavitch is Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the Psychoanalytic Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also edits the blog, “Psyche on Campus.” He is the author of American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman and of numerous articles on American and African American literature, cinema, poetry and poetics, and psychoanalysis. His most recent poems appear in Brittle Star and Politics/Letters Live.
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43 Aphorisms
3 years ago

43 Aphorisms

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Sometimes, breaking a rule can heal a wound.



Depend upon no one, whose independence is guaranteed.



If you dive into the wreckage of your worst deeds, …
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