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Drought

Drought 3840 1945 Cate McGowan

No clouds clasp onto the hilltops, and the bony trees drop brown leaves curled like fists this summer noonday. Across the way, a pileated woodpecker crawls an oak, plucks at…

Owl-and-Wolf-Infested Lands

Owl-and-Wolf-Infested Lands 1920 1440 Jack B. Bedell

—after Bachelin Always an angry wind. Sky like smeared ink. Marsh grass bent away as salt water creeps in through the canal. Cypress knots poked up along the path, no…