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Herds of reindeer move across
Miles and miles of golden moss,
Silently and very fast.
Old Rover in his moss-greened house
Mumbles a bone, and barks at a mouse.
We talked between the Rooms--
Until the Moss had reached our lips--
And covered up--our names--
so for your arrogance
and your ruthlessness
...
Weed, moss-weed,
root tangled in sand,
sea-iris, brittle flower.
The true doctrine of omnipresence is, that God reappears with all his parts in every moss and cobweb.
But the lightning which explodes and fashions planets, maker of planets and suns, is in him. On one side elemental order, sandston ...
Man is the end of nature; nothing so easily organizes itself in every part of the universe as he; no moss, no lichen is so easily ...
The cold smell of potato mould, the squelch and slap
Of soggy peat, the curt cuts of an edge
...
Some day I will go to Aarhus
To see his peat-brown head,
The mild pods of his eye-lids,
His pointed skin cap.
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