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The Labor of Days



what matters is the labor of days,
the grounded earth,
brown and steady
fertile and rich.

the fields are ripe with harvest,
the sun is bending to chafe grain.
years in the wind gather footsteps
etching stones.

what matters is the grounded earth.
I'll wrap my dreams in bandanas
and walk the garden planting.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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