Beak & Hood — An Image

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“Skunk Cabbage” — C.Birde, 4/18

 

Thermogenic.

Content

in the company

of scavenging insects.

The lowly and marvelous

skunk cabbage

lifts beak and

mottle-hooded bloom

as –

year by year –

contractile roots drill

beyond its bed of mud

and deeper into

earth.

 

— C.Birde, 4/18

 

 

 

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