Raw, adjective: 7. brutally or grossly frank: a raw portrayal of human passions

Very little grows on jagged rock.

Be ground.
Be crumbled, so wildflowers will
come up
where you are.

You've been stony
for too many years.
Try something different.


~~ Rumi, "A Necessary Autumn Inside Each"

(And that's O'Keeffe, of course; White Calico Flower, 1931)


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