Friday, 27 November 2009

The Nature of Things

"Go on, they advance at full length, adhering to the humid earth. They lug some along, they eat some, they excrete some. They traverse it, it traverses them. This is interpenetration in the best of taste, tone on tone you might say - with one passive element, one active, the passive nourishing as it bathes the active, which moves from place to place while eating." Francis Ponge