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Lori Witzel
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Patrice Lewis, " Tarping Hay ," 2010 Everything is open to the sky—the scrap-wood sheep pen, the pitted bed of the skewbald pick-up, even the attic (a missing patch of shingles on the roof make an accidental skylight)—everything except for a ziggurat of fre...
Patrice Lewis, "Tarping Hay," 2010 Everything is open to the sky—the scrap-wood sheep pen, the pitted bed of the skewbald pick-up, even the attic (a missing patch of shingles on the roof make an accidental skylight)—everythin...
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I dreamed last night that I was working on a new project, a grass-roots environmental mapping, aerial photography, advocacy, and art endeavor. It worked like this: we'd take a drone and abundant ba...
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Windfall
Alicia Martìn, " Libri Come ," Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rome, 2012 Anansi’s fourth cousins twice removed stopped by today when I said I had gold-inlaid tumblers full of whiskey, and magic lanterns that cast all the silhouettes that ever were, and a Me...
Alicia Martìn, "Libri Come," Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rome, 2012 Anansi’s fourth cousins twice removed stopped by today when I said I had gold-inlaid tumblers full of whiskey, and magic lanterns that cast all the silhou...
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Border
Jstuby, " Vernal pool at the top of Enchanted Rock, Texas ," 1998 We’re nothing but, and nothing if not, bounded. Skin touch air, bee on petal, a water strider riding surface tension— we delineate self through a land of this not that, edges so important som...
Jstuby, "Vernal pool at the top of Enchanted Rock, Texas," 1998 We’re nothing but, and nothing if not, bounded. Skin touch air, bee on petal, a water strider riding surface tension— we delineate self through a land of this no...
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Maha-Kalpa
Marcel Karssies, " Mayfly (Ephemera danica, V) ," 2004 Mass hatchings, then later a cloud of sparking consciousness of a sort—drives in overdrive, mating in flight, Ophelia-like death scenes for females floating downstream, wings picked off by fish; the mal...
Marcel Karssies, "Mayfly (Ephemera danica, V)," 2004 Mass hatchings, then later a cloud of sparking consciousness of a sort—drives in overdrive, mating in flight, Ophelia-like death scenes for females floating downstream, win...
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Realities
H. Pellikka, "A multi-colored view of a kaleidoscope," 2005 Yes, there’s more than one, like right when we’ve been carried downstream in a flood, or when a pigeon careens into the window next to my desk at work, leaving a smudge on the glass. After I stop t...
H. Pellikka, "A multi-colored view of a kaleidoscope," 2005 Yes, there’s more than one, like right when we’ve been carried downstream in a flood, or when a pigeon careens into the window next to my desk at work, leaving a smu...
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Land
Mary Cokenour, " Cave Rocks / Sierra La Sal / Dry Valley ," 2014 The mountain reclines, propped up on an elbow of old volcanisms, a dense slope-shouldered anticline pressing towards the highway. But this is only one manifestation of the Heavenly-Man-Neither...
Mary Cokenour, "Cave Rocks / Sierra La Sal / Dry Valley," 2014 The mountain reclines, propped up on an elbow of old volcanisms, a dense slope-shouldered anticline pressing towards the highway. But this is only one manifestati...
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Repairs
Tknife, " Hike and Yucca Use ," 2011 The spiny lizard lays his azure-dusted belly on a warm sunlit spot on the yucca, scales sharp, basking. I see his whip tail, think of the whipstitch we'd practice, repair made by cutting then slowly peeling that dagger- ...
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So...yeah, Gary Boyer and his team (special shout-out to calm and gracious Kendra) actually made this slightly OCD worry-wart feel assured and comfortable while lining up funding, sharing insights into the market, and just plain doing a brilliant job of working with my buyers agent on our move from Austin Texas to Portland Oregon. If you are looking for a mortgage lender in Portland, call him!!!
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Good
Grief surprised me today, leaking from some old failing seam deep underground. I saw low clouds scudding by this morning, their 30° angle lift same as in every August past, the same as when I came here, the very same as when Peter left for good. I sometimes...
Grief surprised me today, leaking from some old failing seam deep underground. I saw low clouds scudding by this morning, their 30° angle lift same as in every August past, the same as when I came here, the very same as when ...
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Sixteen
NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team, " The Eagle Nebula’s Pillars of Creation ," 2015 Messier was spare in naming—16 on his list of “things not to be confused with comets.” I find M16 elegant, deadpan, a relief from the over- heated tales implicit...
NASA, ESA/Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team, "The Eagle Nebula’s Pillars of Creation," 2015 Messier was spare in naming—16 on his list of “things not to be confused with comets.” I find M16 elegant, deadpan, a relief from t...
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Axial
Ramdas Ware, " Garden " The sky’s bleached from the heat; its radiance melts asphalt, making licorice ridges where the curb joins the edge of the road. The earth’s dipped a shoulder towards the star that keeps her in its thrall, and it’s the season when we ...
Ramdas Ware, "Garden" The sky’s bleached from the heat; its radiance melts asphalt, making licorice ridges where the curb joins the edge of the road. The earth’s dipped a shoulder towards the star that keeps her in its thrall...
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The Hills
okieyogi.blogspot.com

My recent summer vacation took me from one end of the almost endless Texas panhandle to the other. Taking the not-interstate whenever possib

Needlework
koshtra.blogspot.com

Pull a needle from the cushion. Mine is too weak to see its, now; but thread by feel, by the give when the thread finds its way, and the res

Mortgage Monkey
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I'm a Portland, Oregon based Certified Mortgage Loan Officer, here to help you achieve your goals. I am gay and lesbian friendly and work wi

Sunset: Horsetail Falls
koshtra.blogspot.com

I think I must limp into speech again run a finger around the drain trap of the larynx and shake the gettings off into the trash: Sure older

Surrounded by Making
koshtra.blogspot.com

On the way out to Sylvan, at sunset, I'm on the lower deck of the Marquam bridge, leaving one snarl of freeway and approaching another. I ge

Ectomy
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Old tools are best for a job like this. Cold chisel and a hammer. I tap my belly one quick rap and it shatters like a dream of piggy banks:

Sleeping With The Moon
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Gathering the threads of what I am and amen't going to do for the rest of rolling eterne, or twenty years, or two: I shall eat vegetables tw

Fatigue
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It becomes more opaque, as time goes by: my eyes going milky white, and all the hard edges softening. The suffering so constant and overwhel

Spanning launches backup for OneDrive business users
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Just because your data is stored in the cloud is no reason to stop backing it up. While cloud service providers are responsible for making y

Reading Spanish
koshtra.blogspot.com

Something shifted, a few months ago. I had been going on for years, reading a few pages of Spanish and adding two or three words every day t

This Little Boat Of Happiness
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This little boat of happiness has a gunwale rimed with salt; your lacerated hand will feel the prickle and the fault. The distiller has funn

Phalanx
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The third proximal phalanx of the hand runs from knuckle to knuckle of our most defiant finger: mine, some two inches long, I would like to

The Withering of Patience
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The withering of patience seems to be the theme of this year. I go back to pounding on one flat stone with a dusty fist. This, here, first.

Farewell to Winter and Misanthropy
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The morning light across her face almost chiaroscuro. I steal glances at her eating bacon: the muscles of her jaw change the contours of her

The Conditions of the Lease
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A deep breath. My ribs lift: I know that the muscles of my neck and back are hauling them upwards, but I've seldom been able to make that re

A Little Blaze Playing Like A Fish
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But I remind myself that I've always had a knack for fire, for blowing gently on a hatchling flame, patiently feeding it the scraps of leaf

Daylight Saving Time
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A poem for Kristi Wallace Knight Numbered days stub hard enough against the breathing soul, and when they take an hour away we stumble even

Using the Pareto Principle to Help Manage Cloud and SaaS Data Risk - Cor...
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The Pareto Principle is familiar to most people as the 80-20 rule. Applying Pareto Principle to the cloud can help an organization focus ris

What Does Not Happen
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Sometimes they fall asleep, their head cradled in the crook of your arm. Your hand flat on the sternum feels it rise and fall: the little ca

Steep
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So it's March, one of my traditional Good Months (the other is September.) Next week I will be 58 years old. Now, 58 is a bit of a snag numb