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Visiting Namibia. The Man-Moth’s eye.

Our recent camping trip in Namibia gave me a new feeling for one detail in Elizabeth Bishop’s brilliantly understated exploration of loneliness, fear and pain, “The Man-Moth”:


                                                               If you catch him

                 hold up a flashlight to his eye. It’s all dark pupil,

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