Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Notes on Declining a Proposal

No, "I've become a Moonie."
No, "I'm being held hostage in Singapore."
No, "I've been auctioned as a white slave and am being held against my will on a Chinese junk."
No, "I decided to sail around the world."
No, "There was a last minute opening for an artist's residency in Chicago."
No, "I've been suffering from trauma induced amnesia following a fall while horseback riding."

Back to Henry Hitchings, his new release "How English Became English;" a splendid book.
Alas, Invention of Air was a fascinating topic rendered in the most tedious prose possible.

the great thaw following the February full snow moon