A Theory of Migration Maio 16, 2013Posted by paulo jorge vieira in poemas, teoria e epistemologia da geografia.
Tags: human geography, tim cresswell
Push. The slowing down of everything
but you. Like when the driver hits the brakes
and you’re slo-mo through the windscreen.
Pull. The earthly tug of gravity
on space debris. The fizzing blue light
that zaps the bugs by the turquoise sea.
Tim Cresswell is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of five books including Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction (2013) and On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World (2006). Tim is also a poet who has published widely in national magazines in the UK. His first collection, Soil, is being published by Penned in the Margins in July 2013.