A BOOK OF SHADOWS History is over. In another world you find another young as you, your shadow over his, the two together, sharing hidden sorrows, thoughts of (G. de Nerval) expiation. The world does not forgive. * Allotments. Shut.
Translation from Old Babylonian by Harris Lenowitz
When sky above had no name
earth beneath no given name
APSU the first their seeder
Translation from Japanese by Jeffrey Angles
[This posting was immediately dropped from Jacket2 Commentaries when I first posted it, so I’m reposting it now. (J.R.)]
Pilgrim on earth, thy name is heaven, Stranger, thou art the guest of God.
—Mary Baker Eddy
After Talmud Bava Metzia, 21A
On seeing Roman Vishniac’s ‘Vanished World’ exhibit
when is an object considered lost?
when it has been disassembled, crumbled, or scattered
so that it can no longer be described
as a sum total of itself
What We Remembered Before
A face climbing
atop an old
ahead of slender
white ether gloves and