Sunday, June 26, 2005

From 'A Radio Interview' by Gertrude Stein, The Paris Review

I was walking in the gardens of the Luxembourg in Paris it was the end of summer the grass was yellow I was sorry that it was the end of summer and I saw the big fat pigeons in the yellow grass and I said to myself, pigeons on the grass, alas, short longer grass short longer longer shorter yellow grass pigeons large pigeons on the shorter longer yellow grass, alas pigons on the grass, and I kept on writing until I had emptied myself of the emotion.


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