Scrittura
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Scrittura

The Camp at Arcosanti, 2003

a poem of dustiness

Photo by niklas_hamann on Unsplash

Chickens. 23 of them.
Clucking and crowing
and friendly as cats.
I’m laying on a hot couch
overstuffed
with 20 years of dust
and baked out here
like a dung brick.

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Skye Nicholson

Skye Nicholson

Woman, mom, teacher, writer, unicorn-lover, tree-hugger, magic-seeker, fox spirit, crier, human. Writing about life: my years of drinking and my awakening.