To learn to wait, wait patiently, like a bird of prey, even though the flies were biting like mad and the birds chirping insanely. The monoliths no longer point haughtily towards the sky, hut are humble pieces of carved stone trodden on by womens feet. Did you put on your jaegers, Henry? One of the most frightening books Ive ever read, and good. The names of some are lent to streets and boulevards, of others to gallows and almshouses.
Now heres the Chinese Theater.
To for example the golden beaches; L a y n a and the Artists and Mamma Gabor; La Jolla and the Elite, set like a jewel in a ring of gleaming sand, next to the mysterious c a v s a n d the sailors nearby flooding San Diego with make-it; Santa Monica and everyone, where pretty girls and boys turn brown in the hazy sun lazily rotting like mangoes but they dont h o w it, beside the frenzy of Pacific Ocean Park dig: Point dhonnew. Terror-stricken, I would press my nose against the show-window and stare. Euergreen Review buy one of these portraitswith her hair rolled into a hall and held up by a silk square knotted at the nape, and adorned with an enormous tattoo lightly drawn around the neck: It was the only place you were likely to see a coat-hanger; we pupils hung our outer clothing on pointed hooks, which even when a mother with foresight sewed in a band always tore the collar. Dont stand there staring. With its eucalyptuses, those gentle, silvery, strongly redolent trees, its incomparable churches stirringly alive with all their murals, and its fascinating monuments, Axum will remain unforgettable for me.