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Harvest Scene

ISSUE:  Summer 1970

“Every event extends over other events, and every event is extended over by other events.”
        —Alfred North Whitehead

I am a field.
I am a blade of grass
Within the field.
I am the field encompassing
The blade.

A mower is in the field.
The mower’s scythe cuts down
A blade. I am cut down,
Fulfilled. I know
I am cut down as a field knows more

Than a mower, more
Than a blade fulfilled
At a mower’s blade.
I am the field—knowing,


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