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...

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Haiku, by Enrique García-Máiquez

Ayer me encontré con una luna llena tropical al salir a bajar el orgánico y me acordé de este haiku que ví en su blog. Agradecido yo también, lo traduzco para una amiga:

Thank you, my garbage--
when I went to take you out
there is a full moon!

E. García-Máiquez

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