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Riding a Low Ridge in Southern Kansas

Absorbing the simple beauty of a summer afternoon along the backroads of Cowley County is a pretty good way to soothe the mind… Continue reading

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The Heavy Dews of Autumn

I love the scenes of harvest, the long lines of color striping the fields and the way the dust rises in a sunset. Continue reading

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A Shifting of Seasons

Sometimes the shifting of the seasons comes so subtly you can barely tell; this was not one of those times! Continue reading

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A Touch of Sun

Out past Bendena,
just as I reach the low spot between slopes
and head back uphill,
the sun spills through an opening in the trees 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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Praying for Rain on a Lord’s Day Evening

I lie awake
a little past ten,
still praying for rain,
even while watching the lightning Continue reading

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Seasonal

Across the way from the beans, entire fields of corn have already been stripped to harvest. Long rows of stubble contour their way around the terraces, the ditches, the woods. Continue reading

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