|Pollen washing down Hardin Valley Road last Friday|
Here, anon, we can't wait for a heavy rain to wash it all away, down the street, down the drain, out to the creeks and away, a billion, billion, gazillion, bright yellow pollen grains. Minuscule and spiky. Can there be anything more sinus membrane irritating? But elsewhere
German conceptual artist Wolfgang Laib says, "Pollen is the beginning of life." And for him, art made from hazelnut pollen collected over the past two decades, a billion, billion, gazillion tiny grains.