The old grass finds the Earth so the new grass can find the sun.
The cottonwood catkins find the Earth so that their flowers and seeds can spread out and catch the wind.
Apple fruiting twigs find the earth from the weight of apples, so that, in the future, they can gather hormones, even in the shade, despite the dwarfing effects of the tree’s vegetative hormones at its tips.
Saskatoon twigs find the Earth so that Earth’s creatures can find their fruits.
Grapes find the earth, so that their shoots can root and make more pathways to the fruit.
Every apple is a sun that ferments. Every apple is an earth that falls, fertilizing its seed on Earth in the Sun.
Without gravity, without mass, heaviness and going to ground, there is nothing on Earth. Not even birds.