(GJ) Canto VII (p.3, ll. 1-2).

Frail gift, frail giver, frail blue-veined child. Three in imaginary love connect through a flower Lucia gives to Amalia. Amalia accepts the advances of her teacher only at arm’s length from a generation’s distance. Perhaps the student associates herself with Lucia, the toddler, to restore her threatened status as an innocent participant in an innocentContinue reading “(GJ) Canto VII (p.3, ll. 1-2).”