To make us important, we learn —
To clothe and feed ourselves,
To recognize in silver
Trails an absent shell,
To raise our hopes, to yearn. 60 more words
A translation of text on a six foot tall Egyptian calcite block dating 3,500 years old, known as the Tempest Stela, may refer to the massive volcanic eruption at Thera, modern day Santorini.
The artist’s canvas we had only yesterday disparaged seems now to have had life breathed into it.
Unearthly pinks suffuse our sky, foregrounding Anafi, which seems to hang eerily on the horizon, the sea an apparently vertical wash of dark, awaiting the sun’s rising to tease from its surface a shoal of rippling slivers of silver-red. 209 more words