Friday, July 12, 2013

Unwinding



PHOTOGRAPHER'S JOURNAL:
Sericulture

Pity the Bombyx mori 
who would question the meaning of life; 
who engorges on mulberry 
to spin its own shroud
to keep genteel ladies 
in ribbons and gowns.



2 comments:

Ginnie said...

The silkworm would stare at this, totally bewildered!

Emery Roth II said...

The silk worm is not alone in his/her bewilderment at this machinery. It only gets more complicatd from there.