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the beach at sunset by Eloise Klein Healy The cliff above where we stand is crumblingand up on the Palisadesthe sidewalks buckle like a broken conveyer belt. Art Deco palm trees sway their hula skirtsin perfect unisonagainst a backdrop of gorgeous blue, and for you I would try it,though I have always forbidden myself toContinue reading “April 29th, 2021 – National Poetry Month”
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