Robert Kelly on old words: “They store the power of long attention to things in the world” (introduction to Thomas Meyer The Umbrella of Aesculapius).
Maybe this is a bit of what led him to those reflections
Sun & wind
the smell, estragon, of another country
& the field
spread with shit
The leafy greenness of tarragon is evoked — a scent really only released in close up – gives way to the ripe earthiness of manured fields. A circle of life and decay is honoured.
And so for day 1473