Redwoods at Dawn

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House Amongst the Redwood Trees: photo by Frank Schulenburg, 2012

Shafts of night rising
from earth, climb past my front door,
shade my window, vault

past the high arch, lift
the sky with narrow rings of
never-ending green

as golden morning
crowns with light; excited birds
sing out graven night.

(11 January 2014)

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