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The Mermaid Maiden of the Mojave 

She comes in finand fire, a dust cloud of reality and a wave of want. A siren  song with creosote roots.A tail spangled in crushed crimson stone. She comes  alone, but I know there must be more, and some oasis where they all might  swim. … Continue reading

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Scented Ink and Silence 

She writes in wild -flowered breeze and umbered earth, past life beer-stained napkins and muddled storm all forms of desert breeze. Her fingers ache of starched parch-ment paper indigo quill spill, scratch-and-sniff stickers and AquaNet fugue the dusty memory of old books, nutmeg, musty wood. Most days, she’s good … Continue reading

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