By John Lucas
Greece has continuously had its admirers, notwithstanding none turns out to have loved the Athenian tavernas, the murderous site visitors and the jaded prostitutes, the petty bureaucratic tyrannies, the road noise and the heroic individualists with the irony and detachment of John Lucas. Lucas' love for the realities of Greece eventually banishes the banality of a half-century of tourism during this number of memoirs and tales.
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I drive up the draw to the junkyard behind the town. I ﬁnd a dump-truck fender from the thirties, rusted cans, pieces of china, a chimney ﬂue, a soggy cardboard model rocket. I park the Heap, walk up the hill to the south of town and then down to the ﬁelds. There are crumpled buildings here and purple glass slivers, catchwaters and a ditch ﬁlled with soil, an arroyo and a dry reservoir where sunﬂowers turn to the dim sun, and there are black pipes which now carry dirt to a bumper crop of freakishly high rabbitbrush and sage.
The Silent City After meeting Pollock, I decide it’s time to get my money’s worth, go beneath the rim. I hike a ways down Under-the-Rim Trail, descend into Wall Street and the Queen’s Garden, down switchbacks, through low portals, into a slot of orange earth where the stone shines with a rutilant light and sciophilous red pines grow to slivers of sky. I pass through tunnels and doorways, through clumps of ﬁns and hoodoo gullies, hoodoo chambers and amphitheaters, hoodoo buttes, passes, narrows.
Second to the Book of Mormon, complementary to it, his gospel was the reclamation of the arid regions of the world. As he puts it: The work of doing this (making the desert bloom) is of true pioneer character, comparable with that done by the great explorers and discoverers of earlier days. Those who engage in the work ﬁnd, as part of their reward, the joy that comes to every person engaged in the adventure of possessing new places by right of conquest. . It is well that we should satisfy to the full this exploring, conquering pioneering spirit of the race (Success on Irrigation Projects, 136).