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Monday, April 23, 2012

National Poetry Month: The Earth Thanks Me

As a National Poetry Month bonus, I get to share another one of Jill's poems.

The Earth Thanks Me
by Jill Dumser

My shoes are dirty.
I stand on the Earth while the trees beacon me upward.
Should I look?

I raise my head, following the trees,
drop to my knees,
and bend towards the sky.
Weaving and waving,
Singing and dancing,
the Earth thanks me, for being me.
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