Nabokov, Vonnegut and You

Nabokov said falling stars are cigarettes thrown away by guilty angels when the archangel passes by.

Vonnegut said pillars of salt are the dead who could not let go of the past.

I say the bright light that shone in them shines in you — it is there whether you can see it today or not.

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