Soil

Stones, Soil, Grasses, oil study for the painting “An der Friedhofsmauer”. Tina Blau. Public Domain.

They have faded —
The stone gods that fell into rivers of oil

I must conceive a religion of my own
Start from the soil
Scratch forgotten seeds that hold
unborn trees, buried under fermenting earth

The roots don’t belong to anyone’s land
They go far under the lines us humans can draw
From…

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