Hy.pnos.is, once, was told that the Russian language holds a word, a unique word, that, translated, means the glittering of light on breakers or between the leaves of a tree: Yasochka.
What could possibly be more hypnotic than that?
Just the sound of it is enough to send us, here, into Trance.
(We would be grateful if one of our Parouski readers sent it to us in Cyrillic….)
Combining the hypnotic power of that glitter, with
the intrinsic power of birch forests and
that of icons of Mother Russia,
once upon a time…
this word evoked a poem: