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Rest in Pisces

A salmon flops ashore all spent from spawning, its pale skin glistens, gills flex, tail slaps, one last gasp & its bones rest down current, recycling through countless watershed moments. Advertisements

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Quilting with cottonwords

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Black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa deciduous species with broad wavy, waxy leaves weaving a glossy green canopy quilt through dendritic stitches of shading cellulose. Puffy white fibers pop and float in clumps of stuffing shipped…

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Changing forces in mid-stream

Echoing, echoing, echoing Water tumbling over stone Falling, falling, falling Consumed by a drowning drone Swirling, swirling, swirling  Eddies eroding edges of the shore Spilling, spilling, spilling The stream bank’s rich earthen gore Carrying, carrying, carrying Sediment, silt, fish egg … Continue reading

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