Friday, December 28, 2012

till the water table

cut into the ground
scoop straight down
the soil profile
reveals layers
at least four horizons
observe the different temperature gradients
as the water quantity is changed
how the soggy surface humus
how the the smudged boundaries
take on significance

2 comments:

  1. Intriguing! I think I know what inspired you here. :P

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  2. I love that you used humus in a poem ;)

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