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Already the Land sun`scorched awaits a spark a careless match lightning strike cigarette butt a careless firework Even so the People grown brittle with conflicts in their politics kindle in piles at their limits to explode at a word Gradually … Continue reading

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After the Burn

The land heals given enough time where fire has scorched it down to the very stone the winter snows come to cover the scabs with their balm By mid`summer the black wasteland is covered once again with swaying switch`grass variegated … Continue reading

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