May/June 2017 • Vol. XXXIX No. 3 Nature's NatureMay 1, 2017 |

Arrived

Above the water treatment plant starlings block out light, stack      on spidery branches, then shoot off from them, crossing, recrossing under a sift of shapes.            What if     the self were like this: jostling outlines, a dense fluidity that scatters at times, at times      connects? No metaphor, these starlings, these "weed birds" who tosstheir netting out and out, but find      a river. 

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Above the water treatment plant starlings block out light, stack      on spidery branches, then shoot off from them, crossing, recrossing under a sift of shapes.            What if     the self were like […]

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