Sunday, February 24, 2008

"the vast current of life"

From Fathers and Sons
by Turgenev:

About Katya,
a good woman who lives in the country:

"Here, in the midst of the shade and coolness, she used to read and work,
or to give herself up to that sensation,
known, doubtless, to each of us,
the charm of which consists in the half-unconscious,
silent listening
to the vast current of life
that flows forever both around us and within us."

book's at the library
quote at page 203

today's essay
is at
a little ditty
about rain
and the story of discomfort
and the present based
of just
what is

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