Like Melted Butter

October 30, 2010

“They pour themselves one over the other like so much melted butter over parsnips,” writes D.H. Lawrence about Sicilians in Sea and Sardinia. “So terribly physically all over one another.”

Sicilian Proxemics, Two Men Talking, copyright Jann Huizenga

“And that is how they are.”

Sicilian Proxemics, Sicliian Men Talking, copyright Jann Huizenga

I love melted butter over parsnips. How about you?

D. H. LawrenceD.H. Lawrence lived in Sicily (Taormina) from  1920 to 1022. Here is a 1922 New York Times article  about his life there.


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