a woman stepping over the storm drain yielded to fashion baring a calf it must be admitted was too authoritatively thick spindles beneath a thick gray pant leg propped up an unpunished pair of leering eyes
for Regina Steiner It began fifty thousand years agobut Pythagoras did not have the number.Gibbon did not count it in the risenor subtract it from the fall& Will Durant & Chaya Kaufmandid not count itin four million words and ten thousand pagesof covenants & campaigns of the ages. Omitted in ledgers keptby owners of a […]
The way to Rainy Mountain is preeminently the history of an idea, man’s idea of himself. . .
What remains is fragmentary: mythology, legend, lore, and hearsay—and of course the idea itself.
-N. Scott Momaday
Once for railroad relays the 19 inch standard conveysof its faded ancestors. But steel racks enclose in formidable pose anything shoulder-width: computer, or woman. He dons stirrups mounting strips reserved a rack just for hermiddle of her middle where he chooses to meddle. Pinioned in rail economy they’re new standards — modernity, manhood, the not […]