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Patchwork By Bagting

The Almost Found Cities of America

by Bill Beigel The almost found cities of America Decker-Buffalo-Deer Creek-Cutler- Moran-Killmore-Cyclone-Thornhope-Walnut- Tetersburg-Star City-Freeland Park   What is this fabric What is this quilt that our mothers and fathers have woven Over the fields and woods and prairie Now made highways and farms and corner stores and old war monuments   Curtisville-Waymansville-Vernon-Vevay A way of life, a way of hearing the wind That is not so changed...
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Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird
Shadle800MagnificentFrigatebird

Frigatebird

by Bill Beigel White and black wings, almost mirage and full-breathing shadow Spinning, skimming arabesque above the water The slightest turn to the surface of the wings A radical shake and shift in flight and speed and balance and more balance Right-angle-sharp wing tips leave their course in the water For only the briefest glance of a second, maybe it is just a fast joke As fleeting as everything else on and under the sea Except the colors, without argument The sunken, deep, dirty,...