From the Back Porch

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Between the wild flowers

which have yet to bloom,

the orange tabby stalks through

the light of a spring afternoon.

 

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Too cynical to listen to the gods—

I am not a Moses tending sheep; yet

flowers still enflame the yellow

rose bush with celestial light.

 

(April 15, 2018)

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