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Of Oysters, the 4th and the Surreality of it all

Prompt: Tie together the Fourth of July, garbage day and a sense of the possibility of renewal.   Make it spontaneous, so it doesn’t seem that the images preceded the prompt.  Don’t dwell too deeply on recent observations that  came … Continue reading

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Independence EveryDay

Celebrations Morning wakes hours before its city creatures.I see light through the shutters:cool insides while their clapboards communicate color — hydrangea pink, hydrangea blue —to the morning.  Slate gray street, a herribone brick sidewalk.  Couples inside, coffee darker than their peignoirs.  It’s a holiday.The … Continue reading

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Lost in Celebration

LUFT Fourth of July In the aimless wind,              tree tops luft… Luft!  How brilliantly the poet conjures the circular motion — rudderless! – of old trees shifting, hapless sails billowing. Trapped under a humid … Continue reading

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