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Visitation The root is tuber is twigfall is clot is mass is skull is hair roots is negatively gravitropic is pneumatophore is parasitic is aerial is rhizomic is supportive is invasive is affirmation is worship is requiem for earthliness and in being requiem walking through dark gardens at the end of summertime when cold is clasping and darkness makes light subterranean where particles glow to show the way to go through soil I replay the Victoria Requiem of 1606 in Renaissance soprano alto tenor bass plainchant rhythms and polyphony dead growth the burying to lift aloft in holy or unholy light precise as doubt or emphatic belief and belief there was in roots spreading out over seats through chapel wood and stone six parts squeezed into through canvases memento mori and lux aeterna so the aorta of growth caught in its end its distension its green blood sapped to bone and cartilage as roots feed spires and touch skies with root-strength propulsion and energy the root is tuber is twigfall is clot is mass is skull is hair roots is negatively gravitropic is pneumatophore is parasitic is aerial is rhizomic is supportive is invasive is affirmation is worship is requiem for heavens.

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Luminous World Exhibition Catalogue Sampler  

Luminous World Contemporary Australian Art from the Wesfarmers Collection catalogue with new writing by John Kinsella, Bill Henson and Richa...

Luminous World Exhibition Catalogue Sampler  

Luminous World Contemporary Australian Art from the Wesfarmers Collection catalogue with new writing by John Kinsella, Bill Henson and Richa...

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