|Gregerson column: Foreign, unpossessed places|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Thereís a line from a book thatís stuck with me for some time. Invisible Cities, written by Italo Calvino, is a novel about Marco Poloís conversations with Kublai Khan. Polo goes around Khanís empire to bring back stories of the cities heís conquered, lush, detailed and symbolic of the decay that Khanís territory has actually become.
The line is at the top of page 29 in the book Iíve had for at least eight years. Itís stayed at my desk since I started working at The St. Augustine Record, a tool to humble myself whenever I think Iíve gotten this writing gig down pat.
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