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 . .  . A poem a day
                                    4 August 1999


desert seeds learn patience
waiting for adequate moisture
armored pods deflect the searing sun
ensuring the dreams of desert flowers
for that life thrusting moment
when heaven cries a torrent
it is in watery softness sprouting begins
releasing armor to tender root and stem
in bliss the blossoms burst
brilliance of unEarthly design

o flower wilting, dead designed
birthing seeds of immortality
teach us Earthlings
unconditional love

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