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Autumn Sometimes Walks To Summer

Sweetgum trees, with ruddy leaves like stars, their scent fills autumn air from darkened ground to morning sky. Their trunks are long-stretched, rugged necks. Or are they legs, in stockings dark and rough? Do sweetgums walk at night? The dark … Continue reading

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Autumn Sometimes Walks To Summer: Verbose

Sweetgums’ autumn scent claims this sacred clearing from the darkened, dappled ground up to the morning sky. A canopy of intermittent starry fire is held above the sweetgums’ long-stretched, rugged necks. Or are these columns legs, in stockings made of … Continue reading

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