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Driving around a slow curve on Ft. Dix, NJ, I was greeted by lines of long branched pines waving in the wind.  Two vultures hovered over their feast, and the sounds of the wind and misty sunlight inspired me to write.

                                                  Cordon
                                                      1
                                         Wide Pine Corridors
                                           Lined Up Soldiers
                                              Green waving
                                                    Arms,
                                              With the wind
                                              Celebrate my
                                                  Coming.
                                         Their Bowing Salutes
                                          Returned With Snap.
                                                       2
                                            Behind the Roiling
                                                      Files,
                                        Soaring Black Wingmen
                                            Peel Off In Spirals
                                            Flaring Upon Flesh
                                             …Warm Carrion.
                                            Lumpy Low Clouds
                                                      Mist
                                           Ore the Trumpeter’s
                                                      Blare.
                                                        3
                                            Lush Green Carpets
                                              Stretching To The
                                                       Sun
                                               Lay Down At My
                                                    Approach.
                                       Their Shiny Straight Blades
                                                   Glow White
                                                Like the Stones
                                                    Lining My
                                                     Passage.

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Date: 7/22/2018 5:21:00 AM
Help, poets. Is this too morose?
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