For Chrissie and Lucy
There Dawn comes, the wind falls, from yesterday’s rain, in the shade, a new perfume is born; or is it I who am once again going to discover the world and apply new sense to it? … In future I shall gather nothing except by armfuls, great armfuls of wind, of coloured atoms, of generous emptiness that I shall dump down proudly …
Colette break of day
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Cover: Lathyrus odoratus ‘Matucana’ Page 2: Dianthus ‘Mrs Sinkins’
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