Summer-lit

DSC_0049After I water the garden and walk the day’s iridescent heat, night teases with thunder. The stacks of books at Pickwick didn’t tease for long today—I found what I was looking for pretty quickly. Melville’s tale of the whale is my self-assigned summer reading, along with something that’s been waiting on my own bookshelf for me—W.S. Merwin’s Selected Translations.