a path means following an already established
order, or at least acknowledging such an order — hence,
the importance of the path as an agent in certain
Memorial Day, mutable
as Zeus, mist stretches over
the valley. Zip up camouflage
pants, don green sweater
holes and frayed
emerge where the sun
is warming wild mustard plants.
single white lily marks the route to water still
but low, slimy green. Walking on rocks the familiar way
appears. I think Can geography represent history? and
clever birds fly from the bushes.
along the river appears again with no way to cross.
The old guideposts gone, "the data suggests a 'fuzzy core,'
one that is larger than expected, without a sharp boundary,
partly dissolved." A new path to the mountain will
have to be dredged up.