ungrassed

ungrassed

(ʌnˈɡrɑːst)
adj
(Physical Geography) not covered with grass
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Commencing with the naive line, "I remember being so young I thought all the artists were famous," Ruefle soon after defines an artistic beginning in her backyard: I remember--I must have been eight or nine--wandering out to the ungrassed backyard of our newly constructed suburban house and seeing that the earth was dry and cracked in irregular squares and other shapes and I felt I was looking at a map and I was completely overcome by this description, my first experience of making a metaphor, and I felt weird and shaky and went inside and wrote it down: the cracked earth is a map.
I was intimidated, but enthused, even when a "girl fight" broke out while we waited in the office to be introduced to our master teachers, who then escorted us across a dusty, ungrassed yard to our leaky trailer classrooms.