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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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Judgment Day

Throngs of blackbirds twirl in sky dance
above the fields,
a fringe of foxtail bends in the wind,
almost white in the light of cool sun,
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