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In the beginning she’d lobbied to name the turkeys, which I nixed, but I relented later when I saw what she had in mind.
She christened them Mr.
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The house rocked.
Windowpanes trembled with each percussive blow.
There was no separation at all between lightning bolt and thunderclap.
I huddled in the middle of the room, as far from windows as possible, waiting out the storm at ground zero.
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…I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things…