Days [ ) Days [ ) Fear of shallow living | Anaïs Nin, 1950 1 anon ”I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living. But you, poor Rango, you’re from the mountain, water is not your element. You won’t be happy.” Anaïs Nin, The Four-Chambered Heart, 1950 Anaïs Nin Tags: Anais Nin, Sea Continue Reading Previous Days [ ) Books in the sea | Langston Hughes (1940)Next Days [ ) Taming the Bicycle / Mark Twain, 1893 More Stories Days [ ) Philosophy Days [ ) Impotence | Bertrand Russell, 1928 0 Days [ ) Days [ ) Memories | Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-94 0 Days [ ) Days [ ) Hunt | Dejan Stojanovic, 2012 0 1 thought on “Days [ ) Fear of shallow living | Anaïs Nin, 1950” That crazed girl improvising her music.Her poetry, dancing upon the shore, Her soul in division from itselfClimbing, falling She knew not where,Hiding amid the cargo of a steamship,Her knee-cap broken, that girl I declareA beautiful lofty thing, or a thingHeroically lost, heroically found. No matter what disaster occurredShe stood in desperate music wound,Wound, wound, and she made in her triumphWhere the bales and the baskets layNo common intelligible soundBut sang, 'O sea-starved, hungry sea A crazed girl / William Butler Yeats // 1865-1939 . Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.