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Farmer’s Pose

by Christopher Raley   It’s the farmer’s pose, the self-enclosed hug of the self-contained man.  Hands grasp elbows eyes look to earth and lips roll over a purse. I look instinctively for the grass stem.   He wears the stance … Continue reading

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Two Days Before Thanksgiving

by Christopher Raley   We were leaving under breaking clouds when I saw it, bright yellow harbinger of my old life, carrier of artifacts of others’ lives rolling down the highway to the next job. Always some poor fool chasing … Continue reading

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