Sunday, September 11, 2011

Calm Sunday

Take some lines,
move them, see
how they burn.

A volcano is not a mountain like others. Raising a camera to one's face has effects no one can calculate in advance.

'What if you took a fifteen-minute exposure of a man in jail, let's say the lava 
has just reached his window?' 
he asked. 'I think you are confusing subject and object,' she said. 
'Very likely,' said Geryon.

Anne Carson
Autobiography of Red
  A Novel in Verse
  i   XXIX. Huaraz [fragment]
  ii  XIV.    Red Patience [fragment]
Knopf, 1998©

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