n. The sound of five hundred blackbirds rising from a wheatfield in Kansas or any wheatfield near Kansas.
“The ecstasy of having feasted and the wangeroot of their black tornado blur, a whirr that stirred the cowering crickets from their active trance and into the dance of pure, empowering safety, miming in motion their core of complex relief. . . .” Some Mathematical Configurations of Flocks. Stem Tighter Shape. 1968.