not a pretty picture. not a good. not a bad. picture. but an argument.

Monday, January 1, 2018


"From March 1979" by Tomas Transtrรถmer

Weary of all who come with words, words but no language
I make my way to the snow-covered island.
The untamed has no words.
The unwritten pages spread out on every side!
I come upon the tracks of deer in the snow.
Language but no words.

Translated from the Swedish by Robin Fulton