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Consolation

And it’s best to begin with that most obvious and undeniable truth — like the protuberant nose on which the lens-scratched glasses perch that breaches the plane of every open door an eighth step ahead of the sternum — of … Continue reading

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Summer Sonnet

Say you are the tomato plant in the container on the flagstone patio of her garden. She waters you when you droop, and snips away the superfluous yellow flowers. You are not the tomato plant in its entirety, in her … Continue reading

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Frangipani

She twisted her hair in the usual way but instead of crisscross chopsticks she plunged them through parallel a path to convey eyes from the navel of her auburn haircushion hairpillow hair flower to the bare curve of neckshoulder like … Continue reading

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Unkar Rapid

That day we hiked upriver from Hance and then up a dry side canyon winding through ancient rock layers and up a slick wall to emerge on the Tonto, we scrambled straight up to Butchert’s Notch where a raven was … Continue reading

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