a secret journey precursory turn it over underneath single is leaf all? concealed Padua botany of bonds little conjectural alles ist blatt then Venice always the lagoon later Sicily e nascosto nel giardino soil organic nascosto nel giardino turn it over not concealed a first time to the naked eye with rapture seeing not looking metamorphic abilities symbolic
blooming red bignonia creeps
a germ…? in the botanical gardens of Padua a single trumpet flower once leaf single leaf appendage furrowing, petaloid foliage and anther and filament single and there unbranched… a palm, Mediterranean the palm unbranched, and yet seized upon the evidence others look the poet sees it all! all leaf leaf all a palm tree fan-shaped single organ and simple transitional feathered and re-shaped of blossoms a branchlet small expansion from cotyledon to foliage from calyx petalled into corolla from sex to fruit
a contraction from foliage to calyx calyx and bracts from corolla to sex stamen, stigmatized from fruit to seed in the cylinder of the engine of nature inflorescence termini modified inflorescence
flow and rhythm:
expand contract expand, contract expand-contract of growth All. Single. Always leaf. swollen gland deep, refine nothing. all. respire drawn together blood and vessel leaf is all transformed Single. Leaf. All.