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Eclipse

I picked sweet white grapes, crunched a ripe yellow apple, and stared heavenward to watch the moon cross over the sun, her pale face invisible in his white heat. Yet still she put out his fire, or most of it, … Continue reading

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Celestial Affair

Luna slips by Sol silver gown over fiery face and two become one  

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Poling Down the River

Poling down the river, under hanging silver trees, the moon is full and shining, shining down the river, down the Ohio.   Sliding down the river on a watery path of stars, bonfire on the bankside, fireflies in the reeds, … Continue reading

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Among the Dead

In an English country churchyard I walked among the graves, marveling at the green of the hills, the gold of the sun on a bright September day. Around me were the dead; some laid in darkness beneath headstones erased┬áby weather … Continue reading

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Native Tongue

Love speaks a secret language all can understand; no interpreter needed.  

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Watcher at the Grave

She crouches, hunkered and alone. The gray stones like mossy watchmen ’round the mourner at the grave. Her golden hair glints in July’s evening sun, while birds flit and twitter sweet songs, and a yellow butterfly flutters around pink phlox. … Continue reading

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Tropical Treachery

Twisting, warm southern river flows slow, liquid silk slithering, hiding secrets;   In its dark waters teeth, claws, poison fangs lurk, invisible evil;   Unwary legs, and white, white feet bathe, sacrificial as innocent, naked lambs.    

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