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young and tough – September 3

9.3.2016 drawn face shows the stress   of long days into nights of work   young and tough is the assumption   but human nevertheless. —————-

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charlie creeps – July 2

7.2.2016 [charlie creeps] charlie creeps, dandee weeds, invasive nature taking back its own nettle, spotswood, foxglove, hardened grasses   to weed seems impossible the hoe sticking with every stroke, pulling at muscles until the ache screams.   it’s only when … Continue reading

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a good ache – April 27

4.27.2014 rake tines pull back at muscles unused since winter’s pall   pine needle piles aerating the ground beneath   while warm winds open cells and call forth a keenness   a good ache borne of honest labor tugs the … Continue reading

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little goat boy – December 15

12.15 a little goat boy sits on the toy cabin porch that I built when a child was on the way   and we counted down the days and times pasting wallpaper, circling round clocks,   until the water broke … Continue reading

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