For Mr. Jones (although he did not actually play on the record this song comes from)...
NOTES ON JOHN COLTRANE'S "MARS"
Old trees make a million movements
below a monochrome sky:
palm of God
a green television static,
fury of neurons in panic.
Clouds billow in opposition,
chlorophyll trickles, branches twitch;
a beetle realights,
wings trill a minute, staccato.
Miles away another beetle does the same