Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

December 13, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

For my Aunt Marie

For my Aunt Marie Green leaves cradle the fallen and finished – spent, diminished – (Nature cradles broken things) Lantana yellow small and white bloom wild, unburdened – fierce, unplanted – (Sown by Nature’s careful hand) Unplanned her hard shell cracks wide open and she sings (Nature cradles broken things) *     *     *   *     *     * Dear …

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