“As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides many a feebler branch, so by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and broken branches the crust of the earth, and covers the surface with its ever-branching and beautiful ramifications.”
– Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species
The phone on my work desk rings.
“Excuse me while I take this call.” I tell the stranger opposite me.
I lift the handset. “Oh Tim! Tohru has been attacked by dogs. He’s bleeding Tim. He’s dying in my arms!” Continue reading “Tohru”by