Pictures are made to live with. I am made to make pictures. The magician’s role.
Untitled ( Le Domaine Poétique ), Paris, 1961 Photography by Christian Talliander, Courtesy of William S. Burroughs Trust, Lawrence, Kansas
By Mechtild of Magdeburg
Translated By Jane Hirshfield
Of all that God has shown me
I can speak just the smallest word,
Not more than a honey bee
Takes on his foot
From an overspilling jar.