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“I Am Prepared”

There is a lull in the storm. The air is still. Trees recently bent To the ground Stand tall again Their leaves intact. I am prepared. Canned food In the cupboard. Bottles of water On the sink. Kerosene lamps Atop … Continue reading

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“A Monument to Memory”

The winds roil the waters And sweep the land As they mix the sands Of ocean and bay And force them to batter The classic old house on the beach. Hundred-year survivor Of nature‚Äôs vengeance This island refuge Has sheltered … Continue reading

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“Memory”

I gaze at the clouds Rolling over me Like giant breakers In a turbulent sea. I shudder As I fear the waters Of the oceans Of the rivers Of the sky. My skin crawls at the memory Of thunderheads Bearing … Continue reading

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