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Tuesday, 1 October 2013 6:37:07

Based on notes and memories of dead-heading sunflowers.

satisfying clump into the bucket

clip off the heads

great heavy saucers black with old seed

snip   fallen giants

giant pocket watch

faded yellow marks the seconds / minutes

these are not like animals - they reward you when their heads are lopped

bees, big and fat, cling on

still finding food

out and about in September sun.

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