In The Desert

September 16, 2006

 

 

 

 

 

In the desert
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,

Held his heart in his hands,
and ate of it.
I said, “Is it good, friend?”
“It is bitter–bitter,” he answered,
“But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart

 

Stephen Crane

 

 

Top Photo: Light and Shadow

Artist: Eric Preston

Bottom Photo:Sonoran Desert Lizard

Artist: Nile Root

Heart Image: Arnauld Gautier D’Agoty

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