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  • Rain Drops on Glass Window Background with Wood Table.



First-fall of language through the foliage down

to just a series of notes.

As children we are taught on which side of a mountain

precipitation tends to fall.

To go without purpose in the hills of purpose and learn,

making not a sound as it begins



as if, never having had an utterance for rain

a new thirst starts

descending from the ridgeline into the syllable of rain.

Michael Sciarretta, Warwick NY




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