'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Another month, another day.

Soft inferno,
Cool fever.
The dawn rasps the clouds
Into enflaméd stripes,
And the scourged sky confesses the new
Hot summer day
To come.


  1. Beautiful sunrise!
    Katherine, apparently you are an early riser. As they say: The early morning has gold in his mouth.
    (English: The early bird catches the worm).

  2. That's a lovely saying, Ben. Better than worms...

  3. Beautiful skies; lovely words.