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Tag: Today

TODAY’S ACHIEVEMENTS

Flock of sheep, New Zealand, Pacific

‘Is there anything you might do today that would distinguish you from being just a vessel for consumption and pollution with a proper presence in the herd?’

Padgett Powell, The Interrogative Mood (Serpent’s Tail)

TODAY

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Today

up Wessenden the goblinesque
laughter of a grouse rang
out across the moors
through rufous
bracken
then echoed &
reechoed off the slate
of the wind-wracked fells
up there ‘where snipe work late’