Having a Treat: Hammersmith (seventeen)

Hammersmith Chapter Seventeen Having a Treat           A sofa—with a blanket draped along the seat, trailing the scant carpet; a pillow on the seat, and one on the floor—was taking the wall under the windows, leaving clearance for only this rug and a little chest. Jane’s sewing table filled the angled […]

La Catastrophe de la Martinique: eleven

Jean Hess La Catastrophe de la Martinique (eleven)               But what, far better than phrases, will permit your trying to imagine this destruction, are photographs. I have brought back many. I am publishing some. See these, consider these…a countryside of crushed stone. And crushed, for certain quarters, is a […]