by Alice B. Clagett

This road lays out the country
like an endless Persian rug
in shades of taupe and bone
and dry green pioneer knowhow
edged in purple garlands, sparse,
against a pale blue wall of early autumn sky.

--a gift of love,
   30 September 2011,
   in Southern Colorado


from "The Chalice and the Crucible"   Site home page: 2U3D

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