Metapoetical

How I
gouge this earth, rake
and smooth, seed and grow, mow–
no gauge but distance, rock-breaking
backfill

Inspired by this amazing “earthwork” by artist Stan Herd.

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4 thoughts on “Metapoetical

  1. I have been thinking a lot lately about the process of creating – art, a new business, anything that is making something new in this world. What I love about this poem is that it highlights how radical creation is. No? Just gardening is undermining nature’s will …

    Very nice!

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