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Driving Through Pottawatomie County

Somewhere south of US 36
along the line of Kansas 63,
you can see where rolling farmland
begins its transition into the Flint Hills. Continue reading

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A Hint of Autumn Comes to Doniphan County

The ridge beyond the ridge
barely shows in its darker tinge
against the fringe of smooth slate
that waits for the breaking of day Continue reading

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Evening Feeding

Walking down to the hay barn
in the late light of ending day,

I see soft streaks of color,
strokes of lavender and pink
left above the sinking sun,
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Feeding in the Fog

It is good to know the sight of home,
good to keep its glowing firmly in heart Continue reading

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Food for the Faithful

Only the faintest light shows
in the pale pink streak
above the trees
along the low line of the creek
to the east.
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Morning Hay

If there is a dessert hay,
or opiate for horses,
this is it. Continue reading

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Truck Drivin’ Man

It’s not terribly uncommon that the small part of our lives that we fail to examine is the part that blows up on us. Continue reading

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