Choke: the energy of the human throat embodied in wild fruit; it comes in a glut, which fills a jowl, and you  chew it with your cheeks full until you choke: a very bird-like thing to do. Birds too are completed by English chokes (wild pears) and Canadian choke cherries. And, I tell you, if you swallow a bird, feathers and all, the choke energy will be there too.


Choke Cherries, Smashed in Head Buffalo Jump

Yes, they’re growing on the bones of 10,000 bison. Look at them lifting up into the wind!

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