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Day Fades Into Day

An evening this lovely
could nearly draw the dead from their graves:
sunset beginning to fade from the sky, Continue reading

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Good Measure

In the strong stir of southern wind,
the long, slender limbs of locust
bend to the north in sweeping crescents
of graceful submission, Continue reading

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Of Altars and Incense

A single blossom carries such a light notion of the smell that you can’t really tell for sure whether it is actual aroma or just the suggestion, a slight trace that made you think of something good and pleasant, something from long ago that you couldn’t forget but can barely remember. Continue reading

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Beyond the Bloom

I stand still for a moment, close my eyes and draw in that light perfume. It seems to collect in the middle of my brain, suspending thought and filling me with calm. Continue reading

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