Tonight, that which
I couldn't make sense of I hear clearly as the creek's disinterested song in the shell of
my ears, as turbulence this
also means that the difference between the animal and the human can be understood
spatially in terms of proximity. It is in the proximate relations to living things 'to the
animal as animal and yet other than human' that the human emerges slipping around and down whirlpools of rude
I walk muddy banks,
footprints soaked up, lean down,
close to "the seepage of fatal time."
for a shadow in the fadingl ight,
This is the
into this world.