rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,
rejectomorph
flying_blind

Who

The moon, since nightfall the companion of clouds, was about to settle among the pines when an unexpected fog began to drift through the woodland. Night was then filled with ghostly blue light, for a while, and the woods gradually deprived of the chance to be silhouetted as the fog thickened. The declining moon vanished while yet in the sky. Having obscured its source of light, the drifting vapor itself was obscured, and from the dense dark which fell came the hooting of the owls. By the time the fog had dispersed, the moon had set, its only trace being a faint glow cast on the high clouds. The owls remained.




Sunday Verse



Sunyata


by Octavio Paz

At the limits
              tinder
of charred space
the tree's
yellow ascension
                 Agate whirlwind
presence consumed
in a weightless glory
Hour after hour unleaving
the day
        now nothing
but a stalk
            of scattering vibrations
And amid such
              indifferent bliss
it sprouts
           identical intact
the day
        The same that flows
through my hands
                 the same
ember on my eyelids
The day          The tree


-translated by Charles Tomlinson
Subscribe

  • Reset Thirty-Six, Day Two

    After waking up before noon Thursday, then needing to sleep again not long after sunset, I finally woke up about two o'clock this morning and got the…

  • Reset Thirty-Six, Day One

    More sleeping took place on Wednesday, and there might have been dreams, and there was certainly waking up by day and by night and feeling displaced.…

  • Day Out

    Another shopping trip Tuesday, but this one even more exhausting than the last. I don't seem to be able to deal with this crap anymore, especially…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments