On Birthing

Peter Ackroyd's

Peter Ackroyd's novel English Music (1992) is not about music. The

the ballad of the

A wind blows through the body of woman. It seeks its way through

in the light of

Step into the light of signs dazzles and

i see you

I see you. I see you in your beauty, in your perfection. I know

dancing salamanders

Between man woman erotic body dancing salamanders encounter of

time of the snake

The time of the snake. The time when the uroboric snake that

the metaphor of the

Is the marriage of binary opposites such as heaven and hell, male