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Ancient Artistry

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cobra sentry long cerulean goatee gilded egyptian headdress ancient body swaddled in a sarcophagus.

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Remembering Family Trees

As a baby, my freedom was given lightly like a kiss, life depending on a set of loving parents, born well after 1776, I didn’t know what  history I had missed, what didn’t kill me in this century  blew someone’s … Continue reading

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What the millstone saw

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Clarkia amoena (Farewell-to-Spring)

While volunteering for the Benton Soil & Water Conservation District today pulling Meadow knapweed along the Right-of-Way, I saw a field (owned by the Greenbelt Land Trust) that was covered with these native pink-petaled beauties. Clarkia amoena is an annual … Continue reading

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Queen Nefertiti or bust

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Queen Nefertiti still commands our attention all the way back from 1370 -1330 BC, painted stucco layers over a limestone core, attributed to the workshop of sculptor Thutmose, standing 19 inches tall and scaling…

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Luxury of thought

My mind absorbs this luxury of thought spilled onto my genes as warm milk and cookies, granting liberty since birth to speak aloud inside my chromosomal library preserved by skull and skin and spray paint words left and right onto the … Continue reading

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Spectrum of perception

Filtering the first blooms of spring through a fine screen, compartmentalizing and hybridizing colors of fragrant, fickle roses, born akin to Seurat’s painstaking points and Close’s rainbow pixel photo realism, a contrast in styles valued by the spectrum of perception.

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