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A Barren Gorge

A crystal stream winds arounda majestic fir tree stretching to heaven.There are trees by a river everywhere,but here is an uncommon variation. In the beginning, the two had been alone.They were small and apart.The seasons sustained them.Falling rain fed the … Continue reading

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Memos

To the inhabitants of the city:             Walk carefully through the day.             Wake each morning with a soft prayer.             Recognize the fragile nature of neighborhoods. To the inhabitants of the countryside:             Prepare for storms and bad weather.             Protect your land against … Continue reading

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Crimson Petals

A butterfly alights on crimson petals. It gingerly steps and rustles the flower. The wings flutter to expose orange and white. It joins the blossoms in a daily ritual. I was lucky to be standing by. The day was busy … Continue reading

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A Distant Strength

The distant mountain has a silent strength. The beckoning heights fill my imagination. I wish I could visit its slopes soon. I have gone away to travel the world. Other mountains fill my memory. Their shapes vary; their colors change. … Continue reading

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