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...

Friday, July 6, 2012

Otra razón para volver a leer a Wislawa

Me gustan los pájaros porque vuelan y no vuelan. Porque se zambullen en las aguas y las nubes. Porque sus huesos están llenos de aire.

W. Szymborska
Lecturas no obligatorias, p. 123

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