bringing out the sweetness

how she edits herself outloud, changing something about
talking soon in the near future
to gratitude for this moment
_______

the hum of someone’s combine in the distance
as heard from all edges of field three A
someone at the wheel working their way through this year’s soy or corn harvest
while we, work-gloved, work our way up/down rows of towering sorghum
(some at least 15 feet tall)
stripping leaves and snapping seed heads
_______

the burst-flavor of sungolds and how
the temperature change (from warm to cool) changes them, 
bringing out the sweetness
_______
the spill of blue and black and white feathers
in the path on our way to field three,
a dejavu of yesterday’s spill of feathers
found on the path out the the broom corn
only they were all red
_______
the quiet quiet of no moonstar-the-cat
meowing at my window
at the end of the day
_______
reminds me of a dear friend from undergrad i tell caleb
about the smell of hot metal
_______

issac teaching us
bookbinding with cardboard and
somehow the ongoing joke becomes about cutco
a built in advertisement
_______

from the water world:

Rescuers evacuate flood-affected children in Ningde, eastern China’s Fujian province. Typhoon Megi smashed into the Chinese mainland, killing one person, after leaving a trail of destruction and four people dead in Taiwan. – voice of america, day in photos

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