A.E. Stallings, 27 January 2022
Warmer and warmercreep the late Januarys,disturbed beauty of
precocious flowers,the ease of a year’s first swim.Pulsing in their silk
tent in the tree’s crotchthe pine processionariesbegin to emerge
head to tail to headto tail, inevitableas cause and effect,
the rungs of numbers.Column of janissaries,they pour like roller
coasters or compoundcentipedes, devouring morerange each year,...