This red washrag
       full of holes
faded grayish-pink
from scouring smoky
pots—before I throw it out,
       we found it:
camping
Potrero Meadows 1956

—Gary Snyder

Mt. Tamalpais from Sausalito Heliport, Tom Killion, 1982, woodblock print, 9 x 12 inches
Mt. Tamalpais from Sausalito Heliport, Tom Killion, 1982, woodblock print, 9 x 12 inches
From Tamalpais Walking: Poetry, History, and Prints, © 2009 by Tom Killion and © 2009 by Gary Snyder. Reprinted with permission of Heyday Books, Berkeley, California.
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