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Turtle Treasure

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Concrete poem of a traveling turtle I also added my favorite color into the fray of poetry. A rambling turtle gathers green moss, my mind fertile enough to tap into the truisms of a…

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May I introduce my traveling tin turtle!

This is the dashboard bobble that inspired my concrete poem “Turtle Treasure.” He is a scooter on an incline, a chime at the turn on a dime, a thrill-seeker in the sunshine, the cold-blooded tin-man, and a very resilient, rustic … Continue reading

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Guarded heart

Snapping turtle, nature’s trap set to spring shut on man’s foot if he fails to mind his steps. Mother snapper guards her new clutch of eggs like a very large hen roosting on her nest, nary a cluck, but a … Continue reading

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wise, old snapping turtle

For if the turtle holds up the world, who will hold up the turtle?

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Turtle treasure

Miniature metal turtle  with bobbling tail and head, basking on my dashboard, chimes ring around every bend. I found you at an antique store some six years ago and you follow me still everywhere I go. To Helena, Chicago,  Portland … Continue reading

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