Quote for Today: J.M. Coetzee

Adam Purple's Garden, Lower East Side, New York, New York © Tom Yarus with CCLicense

Adam Purple’s Garden, Lower East Side, New York, New York
© Tony Yarus with CCLicense

He even knew the reason why: because enough men had gone off to war saying the time for gardening was when the war was over; whereas there must be men to stay behind and keep gardening alive, or at least the idea of gardening; because once that cord was broken, the earth would grow hard and forget her children. That was why.

J.M. CoetzeeLife and Times of Michael K

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