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GOODBYE, Lowell Jaeger

July 12, 2018 barkingsycamores 0

Goodbye by Lowell Jaeger This massive, venerable witness in time now leans toward its inevitable fall. Two centuries old, this pine, sprouted on a mountainside while nomadic tribes came brushing past, its crown cresting a […]

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INVISIBLE, Lowell Jaeger

July 7, 2018 barkingsycamores 0

Invisible by Lowell Jaeger Last night, snow swathed the meadow. This morning we scroll the window shades and trace nature’s busy history of trails, hooves and clawed footfalls crisscrossing acres blanketed white. Such complicated comings […]

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IN PRAISE OF CREATION, Lowell Jaeger

June 30, 2018 barkingsycamores 0

In Praise of Creation by Lowell Jaeger  Beneath these wings, the rippled plains undulate in light and shadow, ascending toward rocky steppes and snowcapped summits, evergreen slopes on the eastern front melding mile by mile […]

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CHAINSAW LAMENT, Lowell Jaeger

June 19, 2018 barkingsycamores 0

Chainsaw Lament by Lowell Jaeger  My sister’s pious stepson visits and stays one morning too long. Over breakfast I snipe at his Christian College’s easy answers—because the Bible says so. He’s collected. My pulse quickens, […]

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GRIZ, Lowell Jaeger

June 14, 2018 barkingsycamores 0

Griz by Lowell Jaeger  Narrow trail twists through neck-high thickets of alders and hellebore, climbs onward around a blind turn, and there he is: big hunk of shaggy brown griz, stopped in his tracks, nose […]