Tagged: desert

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Animal Dilemmas – Dung Beetle Camel

Short Story   The Camel was delighted to diversify its diet of dry grass sticks with a juicy moth. Most camels only ate grass and were always hungry. When grass was plentiful they overate...

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Then I Walked Into You

Poem I found a clay hut while the desert stormed. Inside a monk sat on the packed ground Indian style, chanting the blues of the Ancients; centered soliloquist, unaware I laid prostrate before him....

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Animal Dilemmas – Camel Moth

Short Story   The Queen Moth crawled up the crack in the rock into the light and flew up in the hot desert air. It circled the large rock that was its kingdom and...

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Desert Whispers – Part One

Short Story Never in my life had I any desire to trek into the Arizona desert, especially during the summer. I also didn’t think I’d ever be searching for some kind of “prophet.” Nonetheless,...

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Animal Dilemmas – Jerboa Coyote

Short Story   The Coyote did not have a plan. It had been fed in captivity for so long that thinking ahead for itself was completely eliminated from its mind. When it ran out...

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Blood at the Rodeo

Short Poem   The wild southwest has been a savior and a damnation. So sparse, so surreal and even in the squalor. The life I live is a lie and in this desert it...