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Woman of the Ice Age

by Elizabeth Trew

From caves of ice
undertones of snow
tribes of skin

the first woman
carved from a mammoth bone
she becomes

sturdy as bison of the chase… 33 more words

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Fjord

by Elizabeth Trew

Fjord came from a carving of ice
inching slowly down valley
bedrock stoppers her mouth

her long limpid body of water
mingles glacier melt, inlet sea… 62 more words

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Lagoon

by Elizabeth Trew

Each drew new meaning from the waves’ collision.
Sea broke on land to full identity.
                                 Seamus Heaney, Lovers on Aran

 
The land rises and falls… 73 more words

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Theatre of Hearts

by Elizabeth Trew

Hamilton Naki, 1926 – 2005

Remember Hamilton
who rose from gardener
to cleaner of animal cages
to teacher-with-no-training of students and physicians… 115 more words

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Drummer at the sea

by Elizabeth Trew

He travels across boundaries
drumming his journey
to sit at the foot of Africa
washed by the sea;

facing its waters he sings… 53 more words

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Between the world and you

by Elizabeth Trew

A world round and full by the lake
as moorhens and grebes
cross the water
the moon full and shy
behind the trees this morning… 83 more words

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still life with flag

naturaleza muerte con bandera

by Elizabeth Trew

(after Frida Kahlo)

 
I paint myself as the fruit
Diego picked from my garden this morning
and laid beside my wounded self… 66 more words

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