“One. There are two kinds of sunflowers: the sunflowers you find in books and poems and the sunflowers that chew through phone wire.
Two. When a sunflower looks at itself in the mirror, it does not see gold or ochre or tourmaline.
Three. Most believe that sunflowers move towards the light. I believe that light moves towards the sunflowers. ”
—Christine Tierney, “Truths and Half-Truths About Sunflowers,” published in Pismire