This entry is part 58 of 91 in the series Toward Noon: 3verses


Earth tones—a term
no recent migrant from the tropics
would understand,

how a dormant earth
can come in moss-green, bark-gray
and a thousand browns—

umber, ochre, sienna—
and spring still a hollow gurgling
somewhere below.

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Dave Bonta (bio) crowd-sources his problems by following his gut, which he shares with 100 trillion of his closest microbial friends — a close-knit, symbiotic community comprising several thousand species of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. In a similarly collaborative fashion, all of Dave’s writing is available for reuse and creative remix under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. For attribution in printed material, his name (Dave Bonta) will suffice, but for web use, please link back to the original. Contact him for permission to waive the “share alike” provision (e.g. for use in a conventionally copyrighted work).

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