Poetry

Two Poems

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Redbud Flamingo-beaked buds open on bare branches. Pollen-drunk, the long-tongued bees  mount bright blossoms. Startled,  petals burst pink against a blue sky. Only after…

Two Poems

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“Why We Need Ponds” To break the monotony of crops we need ponds to be, on our home places, the eyes that never close…

Tree Meditation

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This wide, aged dogwood blooms with the ivory of old teeth. Last year, a flock of cedar waxwings vanished  among new leaves and  fading…

Prayers

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Prayers dance tragically upon cracked city streets and beneath     grimy and broken windows of old       apartment buildings, where forlorn…