Sunday, December 15, 2013

printing as prayer in Dunhuang

 "Printing began as a form of prayer, the equivalent of turning a prayer wheel or slipping a note into the Western Wall in Jerusalem, but on an industrial scale," according to an October 9, 2013 article in The New Yorker.

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when trees as gilded as bees

Above the 61st parallel, the colors of Autumn mark our parting with the bees, and the last days of real warmth. I had begun to transl...

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