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, December 22, 2011

Artelanik perfektuena / Most perfect artwork

Munduko artelanik perfektuena hizkuntza bera da. Mila urteko zizelak azken ukituak ematen dizkio.

Language is the most perfect work of art in the world. The chisel of a thousand years retouches it.

Henry David Thoreau
Journal (after July 27th,1840)

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