Driftwork

08/08/08

Aliens 2 - Dragon

Filed under: animal, text, narrative, fiction — sdv @ 07:34:01 pm

He was walking down the hill towards me , from his head a cloud of smoke puffed. Looking at him you might think that he had a cigarette in his hand but this delusion merely obscured the truth, which was that it was a dragon, perhaps even the long lived Fafner himself, walking down the hill towards the shops and the train station. Perhaps the dragon was going to the deli to eat toast and drink coffee or the petshop to buy hamsters for tea ? Exactly what folk tale the dragon had escaped from, something mentioned in Propp, Cortazar or the Strugatski Brothers, remains a mystery. We passed one another and as I turned into the passage into the Close I couldn’t help wondering if I had an equivalent Anthropological function, or should that be a Dragonopological function ? To that which he as a dragon had for me…

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