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A note of thanks to the Creator and to my cousin in Bonanza, Arkansas.

I learn not to disturb the eaves
and barefoot is for those brave
and calloused of foot.
I find out that a dog lover
can love a cat.
And a businessman
with electronic brain cells and strong hands
can be kind to a lost cousin.

I give thanks to the almsgiver.

In this land of scorpions and wasps,
where sun and humidity
boil me in my own skin,
I trim the pink rosebush:
watchful for thorns,
watchful of the land.
Healing slowly under the bonanza
of the Arkansas sun,

I give thanks to The Almsgiver.

© Kåre Enga

Notes: For my cousin, Allen Lawrence Morgan of Bonanza, Arkansas. cousin = almsgiver, Creator = Almsgiver
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