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Weekly Photo & Poem: Favorite

 

A donkey. Her years on flat open prairie, 
the hard-scrap jumble of danger and chance, 
left only the essentials: ancestral wisdom
and longear sensibility and eyes that watch 
with great vigilance from deep under her brow.
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Photo Challenge: Visiting Friends

We shared stories as we drove up the canyon road 
that angled between rocks, colored grape and copper 
and sienna; geometric rocks stacked like massive 
bricks as perpendicular to the earth as castle
walls. 309 more words
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Photo Challenge: Textures

She was a coyote fighter, moving 
just off the herd, across the high
desert prairie. Buying her calves 
time to get back to their mothers,
she stood her ground, mouth gaping

open, bellowing loud enough to 
insult a shy predator into slinking 
away. 201 more words
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Photo Challenge: Order

The passing hours of this hot-dry
day spook and buck and bolt, swirling
together and scattering apart in a
a howling dust devil of sharp nickers,

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There's No Romance in Rescue

It’s my bi-annual report on the animals fostered here at Infinity Farm. I try to balance on a tightrope when I write about rescue. I want to encourage people to adopt and at the same time, not get too romantic about it. 926 more words

Abuse/Rescue

Photo Challenge: Reflecting

It’s the job of a hero 
to stand a strong wind,
invincible against a dark
sky, giving us pause to

reflect on the sum of our
inadequacies and hopes
too precious to name. 123 more words
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Photo Challenge: Wanderlust

It’s the irresistible call
to scout hidden ravines and
gaze along the elevated vistas
from the edge of an eyelash.

A wish to explore generations…

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