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Distant Horizons

Distant horizons call to me. Beyond the land, Beyond the sea, Beyond the clouds And the day-bright sky, Distant horizons call to me. Star-bright horizons call to me. Beyond the local galaxies, Beyond Gamma, Iota and Beta Cephei, And Polaris—Alpha … Continue reading

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It serves you …

Ouch!’ Laurie yelped and sucked her finger. ‘Wuzz! That don’t hurt,’ said her sister Louisa. ‘Yea? You try stabbing your pinky on a vicious thorn bush.’ ‘Well, it serves you, don’t it. Wool-gathering while gathering wool.’ For those not country-bred, … Continue reading

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Counting Fountains

Or Sammi’s Weekend Challenge: a poem or prose to mention FOUNTAIN in exactly 53 words. Okay, challenge on: Fifty, fifty, fifty-three Fountain counting comes too easily Words from numbers being freed Not from Suttungr’s poetic mead Ought I hang on … Continue reading

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