In a spring
of rain,
newly-planted prairie grasses
are growing
in the newly-built swales and berms
of our new forestry ag project,
on the slopes
below our prairie-top labyrinth.

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And on the prairie,
its flowers are abloom.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADigitalis

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABlue Wild Indigo

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Even Joe,
who also walks the labyrinth
(in his own way,)
and knows when I’m finished walking,
seems to stand,
before we leave the top of the prairie,
as I do,
surveying,
soaking in the exquisite
beauty.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALabyrinth, abloom

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