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This land is Ixtlan

We walked today to Bunnyfield Plantation, where MacArthur sweeps into 19th Street, cattycorner from the Lutheran church grounds which is mostly a grassy hillside sloping down to a berm where South Street bisects 19th. The roadside there is mostly a … Continue reading

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Topiary

The pair of yoga pants Across the street Display themselves Stretched over taut musculature Flexing to yard work and Occasionally Turning away To bend and pluck Weeds from the cracks In the sidewalk. I think they are Signaling My brush … Continue reading

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A Spin of the Wheel

The daffodils Burst through the ground Weeks ago Their rich, green, leafy stalks Perennially pushing aside The grains of dirt And soil Struggling sun-ward Long, sinuous stems Strengthening daily Conspiring with Spring To smuggle a palette Of petals Into my … Continue reading

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The Maple Tree in My Backyard

  The maple tree in my backyard Is stately, sturdy, strong With a Crown that grazes Heaven And roots deep in the ground. The maple tree in my backyard In Springtime bursts out a billion buds In hues of green … Continue reading

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Persephone’s Homecoming

      The Vernal Equinox occurred at a few minutes before noon, my time, yesterday.       Astronomically, the equinox is that point in earth’s orbit around the Sun when the equatorial plane passes the center of the Sun. At that point, … Continue reading

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La Saveur du Soleil

Whenever someone asks me what is my favorite season I respond, “The one we’re in!” But I especially love the autumn, when the world turns psychedelic and Gaea sheds her verdant robes for fire hues—all red and orange and yellow. … Continue reading

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