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Kickapoo Creek

by Linda Jenkinson

dry creek bed in the forest

Kickapoo Creek is bare as bone.
Its bed has cracked.
Its springs have sprung …

Summer Heat

by Linda Jenkinson

hot summer road

Heat bubbles to the surface,
Heaving asphalt
full and rounded
like her breast …

Did You See?

by Linda Jenkinson

rainbow

Did you see the cloud, love?
One, big cottony sail
Lying so still against an azure sea
Moving now, gently on summer's sweet sigh

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In Defense of Spice

by Linda Jenkinson

lovers

I smell the cinnamon on your skin
The freshness of rain in your hair
The vanilla candles in moonlight
Cast a twilight glow to the air,

Book Unread

by Linda Jenkinson

weathered book

You ask for the book and then page through
Reading only the parts of interest to you.
You never get the whole story, yet