Thursday, January 03, 2008


"...that lucent
wavering forest of bluegreen leaves
with its watery sun & three moons
towards the cave..."

From "Variation on the Word Sleep" by Margaret Atwood


More joy and books-for-Africans meme-links can be found on Old Girl's blog and Lee's River blog. Learn more here!

And read what Rethabile Masilo had to say in response to my question about whether Ms. Lessing was correct -- written from a Lesotho point of view.


Marly Youmans said...

And where is that? I'm expecting it to be Crossahatchie Creek.

R.L. Bourges said...

lori: I don't know who said this. I believe it comes from one of the First Nations of North America but I'm not sure:

"Now you will feel no rain,
For each of you
Will be shelter for the other.
Now you will feel no cold,
For each of you
Will be warmth to each other.

Now there will be no more loneliness."

Want to trade me for the Margaret Atwood? It's a good deal, really : 2 for 1, both ways.

San said...

Another mesmerizing photo, Lori. I'm about to click on the link to read the Atwood piece, but first--I just noticed you added me to your links, and with a lively description. Thank you! I will reciprocate. Yours is a fine blog.

Reya Mellicker said...

Love the layers and worlds-within-worlds. Scenes like this are three dimensional paintings. Beautiful! Happy new year, BTW and I salute you for your book campaign. Bravo!!

raindog said...

in the words of montgomery burns ... "exxcellent!"