*Original Presence* by Laynie Browne
Octopuswoman [click here]
is one of 12 illustrations by Toni Simon from Laynie Browne's new book of poetry *Original Presence* just published by Shivastan [click here] on handmade paper in Nepal.
"Upon recitation of the verses of the sea
Listeners gather their hems above the salty foam"
The mind's truth needs fiction's face.