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Avocado (34)

September 16th, 2019|3 Comments

The first time I ever Really noticed anything —That is to say, that I Noticed I was noticing— Was on a commuter train In California, age 25, traveling To visit an aunt, when, Katy-corner to [...]

Old Barn (33)

September 9th, 2019|2 Comments

There’s an old barn from my Childhood that no longer exists, Cavernous, capacious, Holding great heaps Of nothing that makes sense— Canvas buckets, barley, Barely able to keep hay dry, Feeding spiders— Gone now, except [...]

Sun Unseen (32)

September 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

“Look!” she says, Amazed by the flowers I’ve walked past for weeks, Blooming beside the weeds I had been pulling. “Oh, aren’t they The craziest thing?” Indeed, I agree, they are, Noticing them for the [...]

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Grass Fed Pork

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Grass Fed Lamb

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