Why I Love Vermont

Saturday evening in June….

There are names for what binds us:
strong forces, weak forces.
Look around, you can see them:
the skin that forms in a half-empty cup,
nails rusting into the places they join,
joints dovetailed on their own weight.
The way things stay so solidly
wherever they’ve been set down—
and gravity, scientists say, is weak….
From Jane Hirshfield’s “For What Binds Us”
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Elmore Mountain from West Woodbury, Vermont

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