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WASHING AWAY

Posted on April 10, 2010 with 0 comments
My cousin Kyle is the most loving, thoughtful
and kind person you would ever meet.
I wrote "Kyle" on my hand because he is
going into the U.S. Army
When I washed my hands,
his name washed away.
He can wash away from my hands,
But he can never wash away
from my HEART!
by Bailey Yates

Poet Tree Poems

Posted on January 20, 2010 with 1 comment
POET TREE
By Steve Petersen

Standing in the desert on the edge of an ancient garden being shown a tree of dying nature
trunk and branches brown, burned by chemical abuse, neglect from tip to root a dying Palo Verde.
“This is your tree. Make it live with words and work poetic form and we shall call it ‘Poet Tree’.”
Trimmed raked pruned resolved the toxin waste
about the roots with haste. Opened up the ground.
flushed water up and down from root to all the limbs. Within a month the green returned.
Yellow flowers, bees sucked nectar from their heart. Doves, quail, a nightingale. Runners of the road soon stopped to rest at “Poet Tree”.

A hammock hung with new framed poems and wind chimes announced by weathered log and letters signed by Kass. Birdcage with an open door for love and beauty to be shared with all the world.
Horned toads, lizards, spiders, ants, little plants of desert flowers, a young mother with her two small ones
Playing on a blanket in the shade of “Poet [...]
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