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August

This I Pray For

          This I Pray For  This I pray for: A little stone cottage With an unlocked door, And for pottage, A garden to till, An orchard of trees, A wood box to fill, A meadow of bees, A forest behind, A god without sin, Life’s secret to find, For content within, […]

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August

Hay Hauler

        Hay-Hauler I will remember you, boy man of years ago, In the last lavender glimmer of summer day, Walking out of the back field in a golden glow, Wearing the perfume of sweat and newly-baled hay. I will recall your thoughts as you looked behind you, Beyond farm and fences to […]