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I Just Discovered - August 7, 2023

a whole drawer of beige shorts

to match his half-closet of beige pants

I guess my husband loves the color

that goes with everything

for some reason reminding me

of the dirt of the earth the dust

deserts dead forests smoke

and pollution the growing pall

which has begun to overpower

the green ruffles of forest

stray into the breathtaking

blue of the oceans

not a good look for a planet

whose sense of well-dressed

is quite different from ours


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