Monthly Archives: May 2013

Retaining Wall

Emerging leaves of locust flinch and dip
in the very slight breeze of this nearly still morning. Continue reading

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Not Yet Beyond Hope

This story begins with an unhinged door being blown out of its frame by a gust of southern wind. Continue reading

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The Insight of Experience

Ripples of breeze stroked the thick brome, weaving patterns of silver in the early evening sun. The horses stepped along, seed stalks so tall they nearly brushed their bellies. Continue reading

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Witness of Morning

I love these spring mornings that come just before the heat of summer: a low, soft mist hanging above the pasture in the flats beside the creek, Continue reading

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Cool Risings

A few cows move through the mist of morning
in the pasture beyond the highway.
Heavy dew has formed on the thick grass,
leaving a dull silvery look. Continue reading

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A Change in the Night

In the night, though,
the wind passed on,
leaving this quiet dawn of still branches
and gentle sky, Continue reading

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Different Views

We sat on the deck, enjoying our drinks and watching the muddy Missouri roll along underneath the three bridges that connect Kansas and Missouri at this particular point. Continue reading

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