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To Hear the World in a Glass of Champagne

I raise the glass, thinking to drink as a thousand times before. But I hear my grandmother’s glass xylophone.  Tiny, high-pitched dings sound above the almost-monotonic poppings.

I tilt the glass and hear the sound of the sea inside a shell: the ocean twice removed.

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Petals and Bubbles

Both at their best when encountered from the bath.

In the conservatory in the palace grounds at Ludwigsburg near Stuttgart, Germany.