Francis Ponge Trees Dismantled in a Sphere of Fog

The leaves, already disconcerted by their slow oxidation, are stripped in the fog that surrounds the trees, mortified by the retreat of the sap in favor of flowers and fruits, which lost their grip in the great heat of August.

In the bark stretch vertical gutter channeling the accumulated moisture to the soil. having lost interest in the live parts of the trunk.

The flowers are released, the fruits are deposed. From an early age, the renunciation of their living qualities and of parts of their own bodies has become a routine exercise for the tees.

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