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Plants, Animals

Consider this:

if the fibrillating willow,

water as it mostly is,

is a sort of slow


that leaves all of us, aloft, alow

(if, granted,

swifter over the ground,


more of a river.

from Poetry Northwest 12.2 Winter & Spring 2018More by Richard Kenney from the library

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