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Benicia

by Christopher Raley   The sun falls behind the hills, and the wind, the ubiquitous wind, berates their outline. In twilight winter gathers its cold dust and the highway is unforgiving stone.   As the dust congeals into night, red … Continue reading

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In Relief

by Christopher Raley   Through the center of hills in close their bare backs merge in one black a line against the orange end of day. And now the contrast.  Stark grass stands on those backs: distinct vibrissae. And the … Continue reading

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Trash

by Christopher Raley   Clouds cover stars and pin down earth in dry stillness the city cannot hope to receive. It casts its troubled light against their bellies as if staining them with a longing to be found.   There … Continue reading

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