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Autumn’s Impalpable Ash

  if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire the impalpable ash or the wrinkled body of the log, everything carries me to you, … Continue reading

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“Into a rich mash”

A hammering Nor’easter brings out autumn’s uncanny, tenacious survivors.  You cannot miss them. They spill through scrolled iron grates and poke through white picket fences, onto narrow sidewalks.  Giant bleached sunflower heads sink to the ground, bending their stalks into … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Cathedral

“What’s she doing, mommy?” The little boy nudges his mother, who is navigating a grassy park.  The rubber wheels of the stroller she pushes whoosh through leaves leached into shades of mustard and tan. The boy peeks around his mother … Continue reading

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