tautology, as a fault of style

“with the evolution of awareness came the possibility that existence could be more than survival, or that survival could be more than a response to fear, and could include the encompassing of joy” — Jeremy Wolff, excerpt from the essay Thots on Pot

April 2018

Northern Plains’ cottonwoods spread their seeds this time of year
thick as snow their white progeny coat lawns and 4×4 pickup trucks
a soft blizzard similar to the way Saharan dust reached Texas this week

both are dramatic
all that settling
it’s probably nothing

this feeling of an apocalypse came on swift like gaslighting like wildfire like bad news
it is recommended that you consult your prophesies to justify blanket explanations
when adoration and permissions share the same open mouth of devotion

transpose unknowing
into thoughts and prayers
a crash disrupts into eventual silence

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