mapping place, thought

and i am not ready to publish
(blogger is wonky again)
but maybe
i am:
yakut farmstead, mammoth tusk, wood, 19th c, russian museum of ethnography
a grid
a map
a way to describe
to pay attention
to the 
a place
a home
a wilderness
vast, unknowable 
a way to be
in the landscape
to organize
that which we are puzzled by
land maps
booked in a map of pages and thoughts
tell someone  
work maps
sewn together in 
patchwork of 
plant land soil mineral
place: here there where