stonebrash

stonebrash

(ˈstəʊnˌbræʃ)
n
a type of subsoil consisting of small or broken stones or rock
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And in the interims I read Cavafy, Stevens, and Yeats and worry that I hike too much just in my head through stubborn stonebrash herbs and common shrubs, dry and spiny, to swim in precious shallows--turquoise, sapphire.