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August Petrichor

Petrichor-a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a period of long, dry weather The land has languished for months amid the annual summer drought And the cracked clay which bakes beneath the brutal blast of a Texas … Continue reading

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Bandera- A Poem

Every blade of grass comes armed with some spear, barb or spike And the soil is only a thin blanket covering a bed of limestone Where the dry winds and the burning heat Bake the fields like bread in an … Continue reading

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Empty Wells: A Poem

When the wells of the soul run dry From watering and nourishing the fruit of the vine In the middle of the wilderness Do we accept that drought is a part of life That every day, every season, every year … Continue reading

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