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, January 4, 2013

Robert Musscheren hilobia

Istorio benetakoa eta gaia interesgarria izan arren, nire ustez pertsonaien fikzionalizazioak eta anekdota metaketak sinesgarritasun falta eragin diote narrazioari. Idazlea besterik ez dut ikusi, nahiz eta tarteka hainbat deskribapen aipagarri aurkitu liburu polit honetan:

Aste osoan euria egin ondoren, ilunabar aldera atertu eta zerua zabaldu egin zen ekainak berezko duen edertasun gaztearekin. Intxaur mamiak ziruditen hodeiek laster hartuko zuten beste forma bat. 

Kirmen Uribe 
Mussche (Susa, 2012), 121. orr.

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