Thursday, April 30, 2009

Mexican Hat Dream

In my hands, a framed sepia photograph of a crowded street in Mexico. Most of the men are wearing large straw hats, no two of which are alike. The picture comes to life: the hats, but not the faces or clothing, are infused with color; there is conversation, laughter, movement; the sound of a woman’s voice becomes the scent of gardenia.

Added yesterday to the Annandale Dream Gazette.

In the Forum: biological imperatives and a pig with a wrench.

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