Saturday, February 4, 2017

Every now and again ii

Karen & Justin

   You don't mind
   letting winter
   know its place.

The more we see of this
new American government,
the less endearing seems
its vast naïveté, believ-
ing it lucked out with a
jackpot of pure January,
unaware of things a vine
could tell them, of what
folly it is to reverse a
prior grafting in an or-
ganism it defined. They
are children with eras-
ers, against indelible
vitality, attempting to
the very fact of time.

Edward Weston
  Lake Tenaya
  Yosemite Valley

  The Last Discovery
  of America
Viking, 2002©

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