Mephista as Material Witness

At approximately 2 a.m. after Miss B. exited the realm of antiquity, passing through the caves of Academe,  she abandoned this draft, termed Exhibit B:   From the burned Anatolian city, you brought back a coral rug where mistakes were made by hand, the pattern’s lament. Then a premonition—archaic raiment— Mother, you’ve brought a burning […]