Quote for Today: Jess Kidd

 

Beach Sea Water Stars Fish Shore Starfish Ocean

My sister said that when the tide was out you could walk all the way to America; the waves pulled back that far. So far that the starfish forgot there ever was an ocean and stiffened with dismay. So far that the seaweed wept itself dry on the rocks with nostalgia.

Jess Kidd, The Hoarder

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Quote for Today: Norman Maclean

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Image by Katherine McDaniel, 2012

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.
I am haunted by waters.

Norman MacleanA River Runs Through It and Other Stories