A thesis that wondered off
I hurried on down the path of origins.
The earth kept slipping me.
Ben Okri. The Famished Road. Page 331
A quarter of a century ago.
I set out on a journey.
I'd been given instructions.
The instructions given to any budding scholar:
"Lay a new road - build a thesis"!
Very quickly I instead got myself lost.
And slipped off the road.