Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Back to work


Harik eta denborak
kanpora nazan arte
bere eskutik goizero
adeitasunez abiatuko naiz
hitzarengatik nire eguneroko
askapenaren bila.

Mientras no quiera el tiempo
Dejarme de su mano
Saldré cada mañana
A buscar con la misma reverencia
Mi diaria salvación por la palabra.

Tomás Segovia
Llegar (Pre-Textos, 2007)

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