meme thing

OK, I'll join in. I got this from Ivy.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

So, I happen to have right next to me the latest edition of Boxkite, #3/4, 2004. Here goes:

"The whole leg grew stiff in a week, with the thigh and calf wasted to nothing while the kneecap had grown to double its normal size."

That's from 'The True Life of Arthur Rimbaud' by Charles Olsen. Dated 1945 and part of an unpublished (until now) manuscript.

So, there you have it. Guess I'll go and have lunch.


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