Legion. An amalgamated journal.

Stars of track and field

There are some people with nothing better to do than race each other around a track just for sport and of their own free will. How would they like it, the bastards, if they had to do it after a real day’s work, without a chance to straighten their backs, with their mittens soaked in sweat, and their boots worn all thin—and in freezing cold like this?

Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Tr. Max Hayward and Ronald Hingley.

Garrett Dash Nelson

May 20th, 2008 at 10:10 pm