Friday, October 13, 2006

Friday Nudibranch Blogging

This is Ceratosoma sinuata:
it squints out
from under a seven-hued eyebrow.
Its lid is washed clean by fires,
its tear is hot steam.

Towards it the blind star flies
and melts at the eyelash that's hotter:
it's growing warm in the world
and the dead
burgeon and flower.

(Photo by Jun Imamoto.)


Woody (Tokin Librul/Rogue Scholar/ Helluvafella!) said...

and the dead
burgeon and flower.

'at's some good writin', pard!

Phila said...

'at's some good writin', pard!

Agreed, and you can thank Paul Celan for it!

I better start crediting this stuff. Just assumed everyone knew I was quoting....

four legs good said...

Damn, how unpleasant is that?

Toby polluting a post on my beloved nudibranches??

BTW, that one's tres faboo.

Phila said...

Took care of it for ya, 4legs. It's not like he had anything to say.

Anonymous said...

Love your regular nudibranch posts! (And thanks for the link to my vid a while back...)