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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 wide

open, bellowing loud enough to 
insult a shy predator into slinking 
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Photo Challenge: Order

The hours of the day
spook and buck and bolt,
swirling together and scattering
apart in a dust devil of nickers,
skittering hooves, and manure. 

I'm only human.
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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


Photo Challenge: Reflecting

It’s the job of a hero
to stand invincible
dwarfing the sky
and giving us pause,
reflecting the sum of
our inadequacies and hopes
too precious to name. 119 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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Photo Challenge: Surprise

Dawdling through chores, 
then rushing to a book event,
I checked the visor-mirror, 
and eek! -a long coarse hair
sprouting from my chin.

Aging requires a tolerance
for physical betrayal
but it helps to have 
friends who wear whiskers
like upside-down halos.
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