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Running –

   out the back door

   across the yard

   through the cornfield

   down the banks of the ravine

   past stinging nettles.

          *  *  *

Down, down to the creek,

and the great, gray rock

that formed an island

in the trickling water.

              * * *

Sitting alone,

   on the rough stone,

   enveloped by the cool, green stillness

   of my sanctuary.


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Memories – ten years old

Finding words that rhyme with “at”
  (The fat cat sat on the mat.
    The rat ate my flat hat.)

Ten year old me,
perched in a tree.
Writing poetry.

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