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delicate intensity – April 19

4.18.2015 the chiseled, tattooed, pony-tailed chef places paper thin wafers of parsnip onto stone platters in patterns of three   the tweezers pluck each from his hand as if from fairy dust with delicate intensity.   then a dot of … Continue reading

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spring gardening – April 10

4.10.2015 dirt digging upending old boundaries   spade hunching wending spending deep   to turn over dis-lodge undo what was before   for the sake of new. ————–

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mister squirrel

2.3.2015 mister squirrel on the window sill the pouch of his mouth stuffed full with a winter shell saved up in barn heaps ‘till now when it is time to reap the benefit of his advanced planning. ————————

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first snow squirrel – December 4

12.4 first snow squirrel digs through to the leaves and twigs beneath.   half body deep into the drifts, catamaran tail balancing, she finds old seeds   locked in, tucked away for just such time, her 401K of nature’s harvest. … Continue reading

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pulling out summer’s weeds – September 27

9.27 pulling out summer’s weeds, crop, mixed veggies, to free the soil for a winter breath.   the soils roil and roll, sift and smother, indentations marking where the spade dives under   to separate, chop, cleave, roots that cling. … Continue reading

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