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Georgia Santa-Maria



National Geographic

 

The yellow of morning, whiskey.

The yellow of evening, gin.

Jaundice, the yellow eye,

a pontoon liver, cheek and chin—

A man signals his direst need,

a yellow flag in a yellow breeze.

The yellow of urine, of marigolds,

flowers of the dead.

The rain-soaked cliffs turn

the river, first yellow, then red.

A yellow sky, to complement

the mountains, purple as Lent.

The silhouette of a rider, heading west

toward that great horizon.

A yellow moon on an

always receding ocean:

How can it not come back again?

As if on stilts, he walks

on toothpick legs, a bird, 

within sight of alligators.

A dispassionate clockwork waits

to record the inevitable yellow end. 

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Georgia Santa-Maria

National Geographic
 
The yellow of morning, whiskey.
The yellow of evening, gin.
Jaundice, the yellow eye,
a pontoon liver, cheek and chin—
A man signals his direst need,
a yellow flag in a yellow breeze.
The yellow of urine, of marigolds,
flowers of the dead.
The rain-soaked cliffs turn
the river, first yellow, then red.
A yellow sky, to complement
the mountains, purple as Lent.
The silhouette of a rider, heading west
toward that great horizon.
A yellow moon on an
always receding ocean:
How can it not come back again?
As if on stilts, he walks
on toothpick legs, a bird, 
within sight of alligators.
A dispassionate clockwork waits

 

 

 


 


 

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GL Brower

ISLANDS ON THE LAND

John Knoll

HUMMINGBIRD GRAFFITI

Jules Nyquist

HOMESICK, THEN

John Roche

MO'JOE ANTHOLOGY

Beatlick Joe Speer

BACKPACK TREKKER

Paul A. Speer

PHILOSOPHY OF GOD'S MIND

Teresa Speer

Mia Kirsi Stageberg

CANDLES

Jerry Zimmerman 

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SO FAR FROM SQUAW CREEK FARM
 
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Terry Alvarez

Reed Adair Bobroff

Joanne Bodin

Gary L. Brower

Wendy       Brown-Báez

Pamela C. Drapala

David Coy

Deborah Coy

Hanna Coy

Mary Dudley

Catherine Ferguson

Olivia Gatwood

Jennifer Givhan

Larry Goodell

Taylor Graham

Kenneth P. Gurney

Dale Harris

Brian Hendrickson

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Jennifer Lynn Krohn

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Adrian C. Louis

Anne MacNaughton

Amalio Madueño

Alissa Magorian

E. A. “Tony” Mares’

Robert Masterson

Les Merton

Merimée Moffitt

Carol Moscrip

Jules Nyquist

Suzanne Ondrus

Susan I. Paquet

Margaret Randall

John Roche

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Marilyn Stablein

Richard Vargas

Binah Waite-Williams

Stewart S. Warren

Neal Wilgus

Richard Wolfson

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Francisco X. Alarcón

John Ashbaugh

Steve Aushermann

Hakim Bellamy

Larry Belle

"Laughing Larry” Berger

Julie Blue

Joe Bottone

Rich Boucher

Sarah Brinklow

Richard Broderick

Julie SuZaNNe BroKKeN

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Monty Campbell, Jr.

Alan Casline

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Norm Davis

Susan Deer Cloud

Steve Coffman

Timothy J. Cook

Anne C. Coon

Deborah Coy

Craig Czury

Carolyn Czarnecki

Michael Czarnecki

Jim Daniels

Martha Deed

Steven Deridder

Lori Desrosiers

Sean Thomas Dougherty

George Drew

Nicolas Eckerson

Jesse Ehrenberg

Michael C. Ford

Philip Frisk

Teresa E. Gallion

Brian Garrison

Geoffrey Gatza

Lisa Gill

Kimberly Glemboski

Vincent F. A. Golphin

Larry Goodell

Dane R. Gordon

Steve Greene

Kenneth P. Gurney

Vijali Hamilton

William Heyen

Pamela Adams Hirst, a.k.a Beatlick Pamela

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Doug Holder

Tom Holmes

Amy Jackson

Mary Strong Jackson

Kitty Jospé

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Herb Kauderer

Danny Kerwick

Michael Ketchek

Mary Elizabeth Lang

Gayle Lauradunn

Alice Lee

Wayne Lee

Stephen Lewandowski

Lyn Lifshin

Gerald McCarthy

Robert E. McDonough

Karla Linn Merrifield

Les Merton

Michael Meyerhofer

Basia Miller

Merimée Moffitt

Carol Moscrip

Bill Nevins

Simone Nikkole

Lori Nolasco

Bruce Noll

Maril Nowak

Jules Nyquist

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Sarai Oviedo

Chad Parenteau

Don Paul

Teresa Peipins

Pat Pendleton

Carla Perry

Rick Petrie

Colleen Powderly

Randy Prus

Margaret Randall

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John Roche

Charlie Rossiter

Helen Ruggieri

Jane Sadowsky

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Wanda Schubmehl

Gretchen A. Schulz

G. E. (Gerald) Schwartz

Peggy Seely

Adam Sinesiou

Diane Smith

Jack Bradigan Spula

Eugene Stelzig

Eleanor Grogg Stewart

Paulette Swartzfager

Steve Tills

Martha Treichler

George Wallace

Stewart S. Warren

Judy Wells

Bart White

David White

Fred Whitehead

Dwain Wilder

A.D. Winans

Patricia Youngs

Leah Zazulyer

Ryki Zuckerman

 

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Meg Baldrige

Joanne Bodin

Dee Cohen

Deborah Woodside Coy

Sylvia Ramos Cruz

Mary Dezember

Mary Dudley

Teresa A. Gallion

Thelma A. Giomi

Dale Harris

Pamela Adams Hirst

Gayle Lauradunn

Merimee Moffett

Carol Moscrip

Susan Paquet

Sharon Pines

Denise Weaver Ross

Janet Ruth

Barbara Shaffer

Mia Kirsi Stageberg

Betty Lou Williams

Judy Wells

Holly Wilson

Emma Wisdom

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Dorothy Alexander

Megan Baldrige

Shirley Blackwell

Joanne S. Bodin, Ph.D.

Rich Boucher

Lauren Camp

Gregory L. Candela

Dr. Maria Chavez

Gracie Conway Panousis

Star Coulbrooke

Barbara Cowles

David Lavar Coy

Deborah Coy

Susy Crandall

Victoria Crawford

Casey Derengowski

Karen Downs-Barton

Mary Dudley, Ph.D.

Janet Eigner

Joseph A. Farina

Jeanne M. Favret

Rina Ferrarelli

Linda Flaherty Haltmaier

Teresa E. Gallion

Iris Gersh

Thelma Giomi, Ph.D.

Curtis Hayes

John Hicks

Steven Hendrix

Juleigh Howard-Hobson

Faith Kaltenbach

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Mary Ellen Kelly

Sally Kimball

Sreekanth Kopuri, Ph.D.

Jennifer Lagier

Mary Elizabeth Lang

Gayle Lauradunn

Wayne Lee

Elaine Leith

Lennart Lundh

Kathy Lundy Derengowski

Jennifer Maloney

John Macker

Catfish McDaris

Daniel McGinn

Mary McGinnis

Caryl McHarney

Kelly Morgan

Valarie Morris

Carol Moscrip

Joseph Murray

Bill Nevins

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Jim Nye

Jules Nyquist

Mary Oertel-Kirschner

Marilyn C. O’Leary

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Karen Petersen

Sylvia Ramos Cruz

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Jim Ransom

Janet Ruth

Miriam Sagan

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Janet Simon

Mary Strong Jackson

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Scott Wiggerman

Martin Willitts, Jr.

Holly Wilson

Andrena Zawinski