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A partially silhouetted figure riding a horse at sunset

Tools of the Trade

By Ruby Peru When, at ages twelve and thirteen, Maureen and I were deposited for safekeeping on an Arizona horse ranch for the duration of the summer of 1980, it was very much as if we had both dropped from outer space, but from completely different spaceships. The ultimate tomboy,…

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Hummingbird / Ash Wednesday

by Robert Novick Hummingbird Over the calla lilies Midday cloud shadows raced. The hummingbird darted and stalled. Suspended Among the inverted violet bells. Upon his throat, an iridescent ruby gorget Nestled within the thick green Of his feathers. Through the rustling foliage He dove and emerged On the other side,…

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