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December 10, 2016
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By Mary Greene

Far off grackle
Cat bird screech
Cat pressing through weeds
Isn’t that word enough?

Raven’s call
Toad’s scrawl
Isn’t that word enough?

Green stems
Of the onions in their
Wild rows
Cackle and bustle in the wind

River rain
Spiral green
In a hurry
To match
The unswirling ribbon of eel

And from the other world
A blue wave
Foaming surf

This is a music
Too deep to hear

Even like this
Even when you try