” People use the world and its material richness to think with, not just to re-create thoughts they already have…

…Thus, Barth emphasized human engagement with, as opposed to distanced contemplation of, the material world as critical to the process of meaning production.”

– Nicole Boivin on the work of anthropologist Fredrik Barth in Material Cultures, Material Minds

With legs like wire
Snaking towards the belfry

Freedom god damnit

The fossiliferous bloom
Trains my attention to the knots in my back
and the orogenies

I sprint towards the funnelesque point of entry
but too big to enter
and causing a sprain.