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willows on the wane

Towering twin willows lush golden crowns Glowed against the backdrop of the fall sky Cascades of branches flowed to the lawn Testimony of  longevity Circumference, 100 inches An inch for each year of life Lumbering 40 feet above the creek Treasures … Continue reading

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Runner

Black hair matted, curls tangled Brown eyes bleak Brow furrowed Neck stiff Limbs aching After many miles running. Lonesome heart aching Ravenous stomach growling Drenched Feet pulsing Stress mounting When friends are not found. Unfamiliar places panic Ears echo profanity … Continue reading

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Competitive Fall

The competition has started on every hillside, yard, and dale Color bursts are  simply vying for attention Maroon, orange, red, and golden displays Are now hoping for most mentioned. See the influence of sugar sap Amidst the glorious maple forests … Continue reading

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Wild Berries

Burnt orange bright tinges the fall moonlight, Maroon burning bush shivers with frost’s first kiss, Taupe yearlings scramble for wild berry treats stepping through the shadowy wild vines to nuzzle branches.

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Cold haunting

She haunts the perimeter for all things good and green. She crystallizes vapors  Her icy fingertips leave frosty edging New growth is hostage and roots subside. She carves the fragile, slices a path for her frigid moisture to expand. She … Continue reading

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Whistly Bird

Blue green whistly bird hops near the garden wall he does not see the sly, tabby cat hunkering way down low. Blue green whistly bird intent on nibbling found breakfast does not hear his partner’s call. Come closer thinks the … Continue reading

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Lake Huron Camp

On the Canadian shore of Lake Huron A wagon train of tents stood amongst the Black Spruce and Jack Pines surrounded a communal kitchen complete with fire pit. On the first morning, the domed, screened, zippered temporary abodes were filled with … Continue reading

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