page 10 of 192 of The Pisan Cantos

“sunt lumina” I am the light

“all things that are are lights” true, reflected light. We are not truths.

“Tempus tacendi, tempus loquendo” a time to speak, a time for silence.

Hagoromo: is he making a connection between Buddhist and Christian angels?

diamonds, then “the mind indestructible” .

hamadryas, then “the slaves learning slavery” – is this racist?

“the leopard sat by his water dish” in a zoo, captive.