Oak, pine, juniper and ash grew here in these
valleys 60,000 years ago where in summer the
ground was covered with wild flowers among the
grasses. . .
the grains in the cave. . . minute dots
drifting in on what we now call "June" breezes. . .
a little pale blue butterfly . . .
or one of the bodies of . . . the hides and skins of . . .
. . . tiny hollows in a bone decoration . . . or . . .
by water in a deep recess here (& here)
a little ripple I think
M A U R I C E S C U L L Y
from H U M M I N G
Shearsman Books 2009