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  • Homage to the saffron crocus.

    Homage to the clot of earth.

    Homage to the trowel, the roots, the bulbs, homage to the stone block.

    Homage to the Finn. Homage to the man who cleaved close to the earth, the bone, the toothsome hollow woods, the webs, the gnarls, the roots, the stumps, the rivers, high wet rivers you ford, the fjords of light, homage to the curiosity of Jari.

    Homage to the intellect, the love of the lingo, homage to the intelligence, homage to the man who made drollery of tundra, who kept close to the stone. Homage to the missing of it. Homage to tenderness, wherever we find it.

    We found it with Jari.

    Homage to the filaments.



    (Photo by Susan, in the garden October 18, 2012)
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