Thursday, October 18, 2007

Speaking of Rocky Mountains...

On the way to Banff I kept thinking of one of my favorite Anne Carson poems, included in Open Field. Here's an excerpt from "Short Talk On Reading:"
I glimpsed the stupendous clear-cut shoulders of the Rockies from between paragraphs of Madame Bovary. Cloud shadows roved languidly across her huge rock throat, traced her fir flanks...

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