Tuesday, September 10, 2013

T off

A thin wash of morning
rain on the decks was
perfect. Between Exit B
and Exit C was a twenty
yard stretch unhindered
by deck chairs. We raced
towards it in our bare
feet and let ourselves
go, sliding along the
slippery wood till we
crashed into the railing
or a door being suddenly
opened by a passenger ..

Cassius felled the ancient
Professor Raasagoola Chaud-
haribhoy during one record-
setting projection of his

Michael Ondaatje
The Cat's Table
  A Novel
op. cit.

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