Keri Hulme

Keri Hulme

I have watched the river and the sea for a lifetime. I have seen rivers rob soil from the roots of trees until the giants came foundering down. I have watched shores slip and perish, the channels silt and change; what was beach become a swamp and a headland tumble into the sea. An island has eroded in silent pain since my boyhood, and reefs have become islands. Yet the old people used to say, People pass away, but not the land. It remains forever. Maybe that is so. The land changes. The land continues. The sea changes.More Keri Hulme quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wars of small kingdoms and forgotten lands, what do chessmen dream of in the dark?More Keri Hulme quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is a time, when passing through a light, that you walk in your own shadow.More Keri Hulme quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The company you keep at death is, of all things, most dependent on chance.More Keri Hulme quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have faced Death. I have been caught in the wild weed tangles of Her hair, seen the gleam of her jade eyes. I will go when it is time - no choice! - but now I want life.More Keri Hulme quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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