Nancy Gish wrote:
> >From memory but I'm pretty sure is right:
> He don't plant taters,
> He don't plant cotten
> And them that plants 'em
> Are soon forgotten
> But Old Man River
> He just keeps rollin'
> I think, though, that the meaning of this river is very overdetermined
> and is as much to do with time the destroyer in the Bhagavat Gita. So
> the inclusion of all these images will not define it.
Probably. That would incorporate the river as god. And I suppose chicken
coops and cows could then echo the fall of a sparrow in the eye of deus
sive natura. (Correct Latin? -- from ovid and/or Spinoza).