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The Salt Mine of Memory

Memory flavors each day. Abundant memory preserves us during lean times. Too much memory raises blood pressure. Memory is salt. Don’t forget me. Memory–essential for life. Mining salt harshly–a sentence meted out as punishment. Mining memory—retribution, penalty, or insight, boon, … Continue reading

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Waking in the Garden

I thought each plant remembered me. Each spike of spiderwort’s first blade, Each thrust of lily pushing loam, Each promise of stargazing pink and scent Piercing the friable flowerbed earth, Each potted bulb awakened, Shoving soil aside to stretch above … Continue reading

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