25 April 2015

Dazzle

I was reminded, again, today of the role of forgetfulness in the generation of wonder.

I have lived through several dozen springs but I had forgotten, again, how intensely bright can be the green of leaves on a tree in their first days of emergence.


'Dazzle' is from Ronald Johnson's What the Leaf Told Me.


P.S. In Calmly We Walk through this April's Day Delmore Schwartz writes :
...May memory restore again and again
The smallest color of the smallest day...

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