Month: October 2016

A passage to Anglia

The driver is a taciturn man but holds immense power over the passengers on the journey. He determines the route but does not share it with them, he speaks to the border officials in incomprehensible tongues, he tells them when and where they can eat, piss and shit.

The mating wheel

The insect lovers seem to be transferring the cosmos into each other by attaching at the tail, holding utterly still, and quivering intently. I think (on what evidence?) that they are different from us. That they mate and are done with mating. (‘Dragonflies Mating’ – Robert Hass)