dotism

2020 · Page 11

  1. Taciturn

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    The tree is clearly very old, easily four hundred years. On bright days it would spread its countless branches and let the sunlight scintillate its leaves, seemingly communicating something to her. Today, a day sodden and stupefied with rain, it is reticent, and keeps its thoughts unspoken.

    Han Kang, The Vegetarian, translation by Deborah Smith