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December 2005, vol 1 no 3

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Adelaide B. Shaw

A SEASONAL CHANGE

A fine Saturday in October. Just enough chill in the air to feel the season. It's time to clear the yard of summer. Some potted plants to take indoors, others to toss. The hose, hammock and patio chairs to the cellar; the bird feeders to get from the garage and hang, one on the maple, the other on the lilac bush. By noon, the chores are completed.

the warming sun—
an earwig wiggles
its antennae

 

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