May Willow Catkins, opening, Imnaha Canyonland. . .
On the road in the American Northwest.
In Praise of the Economy of Buds?
Store up the light and quick energy
needed for next Spring during the slow
and easy months of high Summer;
Prepare for the worst of Winter by making
oneself small and motionless against the twig;
Forget about absolute size and rigid sequence,
knowing that beauty resides in the measured,
rhythmic unfolding of the well-proportioned