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Trillium on a path at Latourell Falls in the Columbia River Basin, OR.
THE GRASSHOPPER'S GRIEF
A grasshopper sat on a flagstone and wept
with a sorrow that few surpass.
He had painfully mastered his letters, and leapt
to a place where he knew an inscription was kept;
and of course it said:
KEEP OFF THE GRASS--Piet Hein
17 August, 2001.