Short story: “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities”

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“In Dreams Begin Responsibilities,” by Delmore Schwartz

First appeared in Partisan Review in 1937; collected a few times; PDF online here; read beautifully here on Miette’s Bedtime Story Podcast; also available behind some kind of wall on Scribd

Around six pages, not sure how many words


Miette turns out to be a really good curator of short stories. I’m in the process of listening to everything she’s recorded.