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Praying for Strength and Stamina

Eighteen hours of remodeling in one day can leave an old man tired and sore… and happy. Continue reading

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Charlie Two Shirt Helps with the Hay

A nine-year-old who will walk three miles of gravel road to help a neighbor haul hay could amount to something some day… maybe. Continue reading

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A Pale Sun

It doesn’t take much wind
to put an ache in your hands
when the temperature lands
in the area of minus double-digits: 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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Of Coming Light

Just above the dark spreading form
of the cottonwood tree,
a quarter moon bleeds through
the thin drifting clouds. Continue reading

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Evening Feeding

Walking down to the hay barn
in the late light of ending day,

I see soft streaks of color,
strokes of lavender and pink
left above the sinking sun,
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Food for the Faithful

Only the faintest light shows
in the pale pink streak
above the trees
along the low line of the creek
to the east.
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