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The Trees and the Ivy

The trees bide their time.The ivy bites in fresh green. It’s parasites firstevery time, don’t you know? They’re great at the short track.Only, this is the long haul. I’ll wait for the trees. Gladly.

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dBoim und sEfeu

dBoim warted no.sEfeu biisst scho fräch und grüen. dSchmarotzer sindjedesmal zerscht. Scho klar. Ämel im Sprint sinds guet.Aber dämal gahds lang. Ich wart uf dBoim. Ich freu mi.

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Writing Exercise: [Noun] in Ten

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At the School Big Band Concert

The Big Band isn’t very big anymore: Four trumpets, four saxophones – and what’s the plural of euphonium? Well, there are two of those. A tuba, a trombone, one guitar, the string bass, and leader Henry on the Grand Piano, almost … Continue reading

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Moments – Across the Yard

The Subaru next door sports two Obama-Biden stickers, one for ’08, one for the second term. Across the gravel yard of the lodge, there’s a Chevrolet with another message: “Somebody please put the constitution on his teleprompter.” Beyond the yard, … Continue reading

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Moments – Interstate 17

On the left hand side we see a big billboard that says “Jesus is Lord”. Then there is a small rocky outcrop before the dwelling around it reaches all the way to the highway again. There is another billboard, equally … Continue reading

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Moments – At the Diner

The waitress at Mel’s Drive-in on Sunset Boulevard talks to customers who are clearly also friends – about customers who were in before and who were just customers. She relates to her more intimately acquainted current patrons how the former … Continue reading

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