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Lori Witzel
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If moved
US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, " Mangroves ," c. 2005, heavily modified Had the goddess been carried ashore on a shell to the New World, it might have been on a lion’s paw ; had she been so borne, she might’ve made every alligator snapp...
US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, "Mangroves," c. 2005, heavily modified Had the goddess been carried ashore on a shell to the New World, it might have been on a lion’s paw; had she been so borne, she might’...
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Garry Tucker, USFWS, " Alligator Snapping Turtle ," 2004 By the time I arrived, it was trundling down steep banks through dewberry and rain lily towards the river, leaving a belly-flattened, matted tangle behind a carapace knobbled by osteoderms tic-tac-toe...
Garry Tucker, USFWS, "Alligator Snapping Turtle," 2004 By the time I arrived, it was trundling down steep banks through dewberry and rain lily towards the river, leaving a belly-flattened, matted tangle behind a carapace knob...
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Turkish prayer rug, 18th c., National Museum in Warsaw “O Shaper of varicolored clay and cellulose, O Keeper / of same” Scott Cairns, “ Idiot Psalms ” This is a help ticket, a message in a bottle, a parchment scroll jammed into the Kotel by literally hired ...
Turkish prayer rug, 18th c., National Museum in Warsaw “O Shaper of varicolored clay and cellulose, O Keeper / of same” Scott Cairns, “Idiot Psalms” This is a help ticket, a message in a bottle, a parchment scroll jammed into...
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Michelle Erickson and Robert Hunter, "Swirls and Whirls: English Agateware Technology." Francis Place, Yorkshire, ca. 1680. Salt-glazed stoneware. H. 3 1/2". Photo, David Ramsey. Those objects made to be held and handled grow brittle when kept under glass. ...
Michelle Erickson and Robert Hunter, "Swirls and Whirls: English Agateware Technology." Francis Place, Yorkshire, ca. 1680. Salt-glazed stoneware. H. 3 1/2". Photo, David Ramsey. Those objects made to be held and handled grow...
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Lioger, Hand-Stitched Rasps Facebook page , 2014 “The rifflers have just arrived and they look beautiful – elegant. Unpacked one and tried it on a piece of cherry I have been working on and the teeth must be like those of little devils; they take off such a...
Lioger, Hand-Stitched Rasps Facebook page, 2014 “The rifflers have just arrived and they look beautiful – elegant. Unpacked one and tried it on a piece of cherry I have been working on and the teeth must be like those of litt...
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Thicket
meltedplastic, " Big Thicket Trip ," 2010 Down on those low eroded banks that edge along the river bottom, bois d’arc and scrub plums found a patch of blackland dirt deep enough to throw all in and make a thicket. For us, it meant we’d pay a blood price—red...
meltedplastic, "Big Thicket Trip," 2010 Down on those low eroded banks that edge along the river bottom, bois d’arc and scrub plums found a patch of blackland dirt deep enough to throw all in and make a thicket. For us, it me...
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Cords
George Brett, " Weekly Journal in Fibre Quipu ," 1977 Ties that bind, that make a cat’s cradle, twined around a same-named measure of split logs or ripped to release a chute: add a silent “h” for music, take the “h” back for what strings and bends a bow, fo...
George Brett, "Weekly Journal in Fibre Quipu," 1977 Ties that bind, that make a cat’s cradle, twined around a same-named measure of split logs or ripped to release a chute: add a silent “h” for music, take the “h” back for wh...
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Shade
Not throwing it, but seated in it: somber, sub-umber, hiding from the Texas sun in a pool of deep shadow. Light olive skin via my ancestors beyond the Pale, shunning high noon, looking for the cool dark places— karst caves, shady seeps where maidenhair fern...
Not throwing it, but seated in it: somber, sub-umber, hiding from the Texas sun in a pool of deep shadow. Light olive skin via my ancestors beyond the Pale, shunning high noon, looking for the cool dark places— karst caves, s...
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Hygrometer
Tavik Frantisek Simon, " Weather House ," 1917-18 The humidity rises as the clouds lower themselves onto the hills, kissing our eyelashes with dew. It’s difficult to see much past arm’s length now, easier to sit and wait. Fog, dampening sounds except for my...
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Wind
For Peter There was always a little wind at the top of your hill—the highest point in the county, you said, then walked with me to the bronze geo marker that proved it—and the wind always found something to play with. Down feathers from your golden pheasant...
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Trance
Cliff swallows, swirling from their mud jar nests like smoke. All day long, I’ve been in a trance— half-in and half-out of my body, gazing down at scrimshawed caliche, up at the aerial arabesques. I’m waiting for a hypnotist to walk back behind me, nod to t...
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Amalgam
Mughal style, " Girl luring quicksilver from a mine with her beauty ," mid-18th century The Hsin Hsiu Pen Tsao laid the groundwork— silver and tin—but it wasn’t until alchemists turned the flame up on cinnabar, condensing its exhalation into Shui Yin , quic...
Mughal style, "Girl luring quicksilver from a mine with her beauty," mid-18th century The Hsin Hsiu Pen Tsao laid the groundwork— silver and tin—but it wasn’t until alchemists turned the flame up on cinnabar, condensing its e...
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Reading Spanish
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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

They Will Be Building
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This weird glimmer of Spring, and a wide horizon at the oddest times: the turn of a concrete stairway, a window from the inmost city, shows

The Middlewesterner
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The Middlewesterner. Exploring the heart of the country; or, as Nancy Besonen has said, "Tom Montag is defining the character of the Midwest

Amaranth
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Sometimes to walk slowly, barefoot, on rough concrete, with the marks of the boards still on it, and to look up at moonish smear of brightne

A Shift Of Dreams
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A lithe old woman holds a squirming boy while she adroitly eats a piece of buttered toast, and her white cotton sweater survives it all, wea

Una Llovizna Fina
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Una llovizna fina, una claridad que se cola por las rendijas de las nubes: y la mañana vacila en el umbral, el día que teme nacer -- And I,

For The Box
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After all, you rise from the sleeping bag, and wash your face in the stream: the sky a long unraveling skein of high white cloud, and the da

At The End by Tom Montag
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It doesn't matter. None of it matters. When the sun collapses and the universe falls back upon itself, we will not have gotten away enough t

What This Year’s Super Bowl and Cloud Data Protection Have in Common - C...
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What do the teams competing in the Super Bowl and your cloud data protection have in common? They all need a strong defense.