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A quote for today

bugs leaves“Uneasily the leaves fall at this season, forgetting what to do or where to go; the red amnesiacs of autumn drifting thru the graveyard forest. What they have forgotten they have forgotten: what they meant to do instead of fall is not in earth or time recoverable the fossils of intention, the shapes of rot.”

Al Purdy, 1962  Poems for All the Annettes,’Pause’ (revised1968).

 

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