Ruthpadel.com EXTRACTS FROM ALIBI
- "What colour is ambrosia?"
- Herodotus in Egypt remembers Delos
- For Jake from Samothrace
- The Return
- Homo Ludens
- Facing East
The ground verdigris, fluffy with young mosquitoes. Waters sacred as these, as fatted with reeds. Bronze palm planted to Sun. Lizards, Nile alligators, hindquarters rolling on granite sphinx-chippings. Air salted with confident brown larks. Travelling, you remember (mind upturning these foreign priests, finding the causes) that stamensummit: white long unbloody altar, giddy blues under you, calyx of bronze Flat islands unfolding; blind.