Wednesday, October 14, 2009

on circumnavigation

round the world! there is much in that sound to inspire proud feelings; but whereto does all that circumnavigation conduct? only through numberless perils to the very point whence we started, where those that we left behind secure were all the time before us.
`melville

5 comments:

joana Smith said...

that's why I love traveling neighborhoods!

I've been thinking of melville recently. You must've been reading my mind...(again)

ptr grg knt said...

I've read your mind before?

neat.

quote's actually from moby dick
which I've yet to read

joana Smith said...

ah yes! I think just being part of this traveling neighborhood has to do with esp and dreaming common dreams.

thekitchenboy said...

oh man.

joana Smith said...

Oh, and I forgot one: I think sometimes we find* things that are meant for others!

*our stuff has powers!