Tag: Romain Le Cam

XVII. the Star

Bright star! Would I were stedfast as thou art, Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like nature’s patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth’s human shores – John Keats – Bright Star –

II. the High-Priestess

I and my brother priests – Worshipped a wonderful woman With a body lithe as a beast’s – Subtly, horribly human. Deep in the pit of her eyes – I saw the image of death, And I drew the water of sighs – From the well of her lullaby breath. She sitteth veiled for ever […]

I. the Magician

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself. – Edward Steichen –

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