Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Mississippi Sunset

Vicksburg MS 014

River flows  
through banks of night,
silted waters
the ancient rift,

while the falling sun,
thrall to this alluvial plain,
flees again
to distant western seas.

Living night drops,
with cacophony of cicada
and sweet trill
of restive waterthrush,

in this soft
Southern night
by the gentle

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