something this foggy day, a something which /
is neither of this fog nor of today ...
(Christina Rossetti -
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Things that make us hang our head
Marilynne Robinson can be just so melancholically beautiful. Here's another couple of sentences from Lila I have flagged:
She saw him standing in the parlour with his beautiful old head bowed down on his beautiful old chest. She thought, He sure better be praying. And then she thought, Praying looks just like grief. Like shame. Like regret.