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An Endless Afternoon

  .. dragonflies hover in the afternoon sun, skimming beneath bending rushes, past floating nardoo to mossy banks soaked by springs from the wind-swept mountain, its towering granite sentinels slumbering in a sky of blinding blue with white wisps of … Continue reading

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song of sorry

people of this land offered strangers water hospitality strange strangers very strange white like the dead bringers of death in the blink of an eye hundreds of thousands (maybe millions?) died the stranger’s first death gift: smallpox language groups decimated … Continue reading

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