Friday, September 20, 2019

Daily Dose

From Collected Novels and Plays, by James Merrill


"Within her range of vision stood a plant that had stalks covered with pink bristles, and big triangular leaves, greeny brown, each of which seemed to have split open to reveal a jagged form, membranous and pink. It wasn't a plant she would have chosen for display in a hospital. Now I'll be sick, she thought."

From The Seraglio, Chapter 15

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