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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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An Owl in Residence

by Wanda Morrow Clevenger A night wind months before frog thrum rock-a-byes baby, carries on its breast lost Jacob Marley. And little else stirs this chill but ruff and fluting. For two decades an owl waits with me for March tilt and many weeks more before a crisp hoo breaks…

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