The Thimble

  The small closed-end cap (familiar since the late Roman period) worn over the finger-tip to protect it when pushing a needle in sewing is the common factor in a sequence of short poems. “The Thimble argues that every object is an ‘absent centre’ around which every culture weaves a different text of meaning”. HV(p133) 1 Focus on a sexually explicit fresco In the House of […]