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"Ophelia"

sassafras
wild pear
and apple
cedar
oak
black walnut
cottonwood
locust
mimosa
redbud
osage orange
wild grapes creep
to bare
scrawny scrubs of
wild rose
leaching
into throes
of cactus thorns
edged
crouching to
ledges of
groaning ground
on its way for melting
down into inland seas
toppling rocks and
mollusks in a rush
for the horizon.
pear
apple
cedar needle
walnut crown
surround
angles planned
to precision in the
distance of hacked trails
thronged in branches of
cottonwood
locust
mimosa
redbud
osage orange
black walnut
oak
returned
in paths lost atop
the crest.
blare and stare
and glare.
save a dime for the fair.
white
pink
sheets of green
turn to ways 
of the northern wind.
that line's too straight
to be real.
crushed violets
screech
"on me"
and
"on me!"
she strips
and plunges in.
free water.
save the lilacs.






Resources:

nyt: unpublished-black-history/jesse-jackson-protests-construction-trade-unions-chicago-1969

npr: coin-toss-fact-check-no-coin-flips-did-not-win-iowa-for-hillary-clinton

msn: planet-earth-is-actually-two-planets-study-suggests

google: mountain-view

yankeemagazine: difference-between-a-groundhog-and-a-woodchuck

sierraclub: february-observing-highlight-winter-hexagon


ACRIncArchive: Prince instrumental midi

freemidi: listen-to-music online omnisite

ACRIncArchive: UnbreakMyHeart instrumental midi

spotify: npr's don-gonyeas-new-hampshire-playlist



ACRIncArchive: Battle Hymn of the Republic (Jazz: Aces of Deep) midi



ACR, Clowntown “Ophelia”


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~ ~ ~ by Jeannette Harris






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"The way of the Cross is not easy, yet it is the tuneful, the rhythmic, the beautiful, the lovely way."
-- Edgar Cayce, Association for Research and Enlightenment



Original text and graphics c. A Country Rag, Inc. and Jeannette Harris, Jonesborough TN, February 2016.





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