Raven took her perch on the Assembly Oak and said, "The problem is that one thing seems to lead to another."Verse
Owl asked, "Isn't that the way things are?"
Raven said, "Not really."
Owl cocked her head. "You just said . . . ," she began.
Whence a butterfly?
Whence this illusion of single sources?
of causal chains?
Whence a breeze?
a committee meeting?
Case by Robert Aitken; introduction and verse by Meredith GarmonRaven 46