Litter


We speak of “leaf litter,” but when we look attentively at the tiny world of a lichen, or the minuscule jungle of a bit of moss, or consider the complex chemistry that turns decaying leaves into the soil that supports their own tree, or the tree’s seedlings, it becomes clear that “litter” is not the right word.

Litter

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Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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