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bilby commented on the word i was the shadow of the waxwing slain
You should have posted this on our sister site, firstlinie.org.
June 2, 2009
novazembla commented on the word i was the shadow of the waxwing slain
I was the shadow of the waxwing slainBy the false azure in the windowpane;I was the smudge of ashen fluff -- and ILived on, flew on, in the reflected sky.-Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire: the first line of John Shade's poem.