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The Bees and the Bushes

For today’s prompt, write an organism poem. The Bees and the Bushes This bumble bee couldn’t care lessas I watch him work the blossoms.I stretch my aging back and noticethere are dozens of bees bumbling. Over the distant fields I … Continue reading

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Sixth Grade

for Raymond Keltner, 1936-1979   In the Thunderdome of twelve-year-old boys, learning the Code of the Playground, No Tattling, Two for Flinching, I had my first male teacher. He was a big guy and played the curmudgeon. When he took … Continue reading

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