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Poetry is less bound by time and circumstance than any other of the arts; good poetry comes almost directly from a man’s mind, and senses and blood-stream, and no one can predict the man.
Consider all this; and then turn to this green, gentle, and most docile earth; consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself? For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half known life. God keep thee! Push not off from that isle, thou canst never return! ++++
'What we ask of writers is that they guarantee the survival of what we call human, in a world where everything appears inhuman.'
“… Fall down seven times, get up eight.” … Japanese proverb
3 Replies to “Greys Harbor Littoral – Seagrass of the Pacific Ocean”
I know what that grassy stuff is. By that, I mean I literally know, but my mind can’t help imagining some story for the odd clustering (a wild green wig plant ready for St. Patricks Day harvest?) and the meandering piles of mud (a crab construction, after reading about corn mazes from a discarded newspaper).
I love that feeling of something real being ‘almost’ something else!
Thanks for giving us a view of your imaginative flights on these images.