"An adult is not a dead child, but a child who survived"
- Ursula Le Guin's Why Are Americans Afraid of Dragons?'
"Female sexuality, the maturation from girl to woman, takes place in the darkness of the labyrinthine passages & tunnels beneath the ancient tombs of the dark powers of the earth" (Textbook)
Mornings building pregnant pauses
overcome with greenery
Cartographers in the 15th & 16th Centuries, who made maps of a steadily expanding world, were often forced to leave sections of their maps blank because no one knew what was there. In those blank spaces the would often write:
"Here Be Dragons"