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Bowing to Earth

Maya Ellenson likes to improvise in zen poetry as she basks in Florida's parks and wildlife.

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes in Hobe Sound, Florida

Sandhill Cranes in Hobe Sound, Florida

Nature's suspense

Sandhill cranes

landing on the parking lot

pavement


connecting up and down


fox tail palms

swinging over

grayness


of a sidewalk

nonchalant with all its blisters


raindrops sliding

on the palm’s smooth leaves

bowing to Earth


suspended

In the Parking Lot

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Cranes posing

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