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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Kathy Lohrum Cotton

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When the heart hardens
to sun-baked clay, clenching
roots thick as rope,

let me remember today,
how rain and rain and rain
loosened every weed,

how a dandelion's
long white dragon tail
pulled up whole.