Kathleen Jessie Raine

(14 June 1908 – 6 July 2003 / London / England)

In the Beck


There is a fish, that quivers in the pool,
itself a shadow, but its shadow, clear.
Catch it again and again, it still is there.
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  • Rookie - 12 Points Fay Slimm (8/28/2008 6:29:00 AM)

    How real is that quivering shadow - born from the life of the underworld, the liquid ever liquid watery world we can never know. So well observed. (Report) Reply

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