From: michaelP <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 12:31:05 +0100
In gardening taking place we can bring into place the garden and the
gardeners. Gardening brings into play the sky, the air, the earth, the
watery stuffs, the vegetation that sprouts, grows and dies, the gardeners
who labour on, en-joy, tend, and attend to the garden, who live in
nurturings, who die and are buried back to the earth they love. When
gardening has taken place, is taking place or shall be taking place
(preparing), gardeners can be seen as gardeners and not just humans located
(whether present or absent) within or without the precincts of a space known
as a garden; gardens can be seen as gardens and not just patches of
more-or-less-bounded patches of land with or without actual vegetation or
furnishings or insects and birds and mammals, watery stuffs etc.
When gardening is pre-cognised as gardening, gardens and gardeners and
garden-stuffs are re-cognised too as what they are.
Similarly, when walking is present, the walk comes into play as the walked
and not just some more-or-less-connected stretch of land; when walking is
pre-cognised, walkers come into their own as walkers walking the walk, and
not just humans or animals arranged in some proximal fashion moving in
happenstance fashion along some more-or-less-connected stretch of land.
Walking collects the sky, the earth, the walked walk, and the walkers,
bringing each into its own [see Richard Long's long path-taking].
...and if such can be said concerning gardening and walking, what of being?
It could be said that re-cognition of beings (existents) takes place because
be-ing is pre-cognised. Z-ing!
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