Sandman 8. It's a Babylonian poem I found quoted in the first volume (I think) of Joseph Campbell's Masks of God.
I know I've asked this before but Did you see the excerpt of the Dave McKean film about God before time began in the Dfilm.com sreening room? No, I got my copy of The Week Before from Dave McKean. He's planning to put out a DVD of his short films.
They're all marvellous.
When I was speaking at MIT last year I read a bit from the "Walking Tour of the Shambles" story Gene Wolfe and I have been writing. One of the listeners noted that a URL was part of the section and ran out and registered it before the end of the evening. http://www.preserveusfromthehouseofclocks.com/ is the result...
Right. Back to work.