‘A Unique and Necessary Form’
by David Malouf
Story-telling, the pleasure of sitting in close company and listening to a story, allowing oneself to float free in the moment and enter, both in the senses and in imagination, into the story’s events so that the story becomes our own, must be one of the oldest and earliest of our pleasures—a function of that uniquely human faculty in us, the capacity to step beyond the actual into the possible.
Volume 63 Number 2, November 2018
Cover: Chaikom, Colourful Autumn Leaf. © Chaikom.